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Wild is such a nasty Word With enough determination any bloody idiot can get up this hill observed Rob Hall the leader of a commercial expedition on his eighth tour of Mount Everest The trick is to get back down alive - Rob Hall commercial expedition guide Mount Everest part of the Himalayan mountain range is the highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 29035 feet It lies on a border with Tibet on the north side and Nepal on the south side It is well respected as a religious monument to both the well known Tibetan Monks and the people of Nepal and is held in reverence and awe The first seven attempts on Everest starting with a reconnaissance in 1921 approached the mountain from Tibet where a route to the summit via the North Col and North Ridge seemed possible All were unsuccessful George Mallory who spearheaded the first three expeditions lost his life with Andrew Irvine during a failed ascent in 1924 Unsuccessful attempts continued through 1938 then halted during World War II By the wars end Tibet had closed its borders and Nepal previously inaccessible had done the opposite Starting in 1951 expeditions from Nepal grew closer and closer to the summit via the Khumbu Ice fall the Western Cwm over the Geneva Spur to the South Col and up the Southeast Ridge In 1953 Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit Of course soon after the first summit reaching was made the mountain was opened up to commercial expeditions where anybody with enough cash could try their hand at Everest What drives an overweight balding mi ddle-aged business man to try his luck on Everest Boredom Do his successes on wall street deem him eligible and fit to conquer the highest mountain in the world-- the mountain that has taken the lives of professionals Why are tourists with more money than expertise being taken up Everest
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