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Everest 2008 Live on

IMG climbers on the South Col route are reaching the summit every day as the season nears its conclusion. Our correspondent Dave Hahn is reporting in regularly as he goes for his tenth successful summit. Follow the action live on as the very strange Everest 2008 season draws to a close as Dave and the IMG team members make their bids for the summit.
By GreatOutdoors Staff - April 9th, 2008


Editor's Note: The 2008 Everest season concluded at the end of May. Read Dave Hahn's wrap-up piece, where he describes his three day struggle to reach to summit with Nicky Messner, and reflects on becoming the first non-Sherpa climber to reach the top of Everest ten times.

 Follow all the action on Everest this season as nine-time Everest summiter and noted high-altitude guide Dave Hahn reports in day by day as he attempts the South Col route on Mount Everest. As Everest correspondent, Hahn will send regular dispatches via satellite telephone as the climbers and guides of the 2007 International Mountain Guides Everest Expedition trek to Mount Everest and then attempt to climb the peak via the South Col route. Dave Hahn, climbing with the IMG expedition, will be climbing with and guiding Nicky Messner.

Everest Map to Base Camp

This year marks the 17th time that IMG has assembled an expedition to the highest mountain on earth. IMG's Eric Simonson, who made history by leading the expedition that discovered George Mallory's body on Everest in 1999, will add expert commentary as summit day approaches. Expedition leader Mark Tucker will be available at base camp to further explain strategy and organization. Stay tuned as the always compelling Everest saga begins a new chapter as the 2008 Everest season gets underway. Check back daily for updated information as correspondent Dave Hahn sends dispatches via satellite phone from various locations on the Mountain.

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trekking and Climbing to Everest.

Hi all,

I am Nepalese, country where Mount Everest resides. Nepal is a diverse and ancient country where you can see rich religious diversity. People are very friendly and are eager to help you always.
Nepal is also the birth place of lord Buddha.

Nepal is richest country in terms of adventure sports as well. You can do following:
- Mountaineering
- Trekking (Short/Long)
- Hiking
- Bunjy Jumping
- Para gliding
- White Water Rafting (Upto Class 5 Rapids)
- Visiting Ancient Civilization remains (Palace and Ruins)
- Famous Pagoda Style Temples of Nepal
- Marijuana

etc etc

You simply have to come to Nepal in order to view and feel the place.

- Simply apply for visa which u get easily in Nepalese embassy.
- Book a ticket and come to Nepal.
- From air port take a taxi to city tourist hot spot named 'Thamel'
- There you can get all kinds of service you want that I have listed above.

Visit Nepal and Enjoy as Much as you can!!
Check out pictures of Nepal in Google.

Magnificent Nepal!!

Posted on April 9, 2009 - 11:52pm
by Binayak

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I am a Photo Editor working on a children's book on Tenzing & HIllary. We are interested in using your Everest Route Map photo from this page ( and I would like to ask if you would be able to provide me with a high resolution digital file of this image. I would need to receive a file that is at least around 6x4 inches at 300dpi.

We would be happy to credit you and pay a reproduction fee.

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Posted on January 21, 2009 - 7:07am
by Jerry Marshall


I know you will never know me, but I have always been fascinated with the notion of climbing Mt Everest and what it would feel like to get to the top of the world. I will never receive that chance, but I commend all of you who have ever put your life in harms way to accomplish such a goal and dream. I have read a great deal over the years about all the expeditions. I find all of it great and sad reading. Nothing good ever goes unpunished I suppose. I cannot imagine the sacrifice but the rewards have to be nothing but spectacular. I have never written to any climber before in my life, I am glad I have now. I have done some climbing in my life. It will never compare. You guys will never get the recognition you deserve. I must be one of the few, or I think I am for appreciating so much of the effort you put in to try to tackle such a feat. Good Luck to all of you who choose to walk to the top of the world. I will always be with you in spirit. God Bless you and God Speed. Thank-You for letting me speak to you in this manner. I will never forget. If you could acknowledge this simple note if it is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank-You, from Pittsburgh, PA


Posted on December 10, 2008 - 10:56am
by Mark E Ciccone



I am 39, and am left with about 25 years of activce life!
I dream of attempting to climb the Mt Everest. I am a amateur, have little experience in climbing and do not know anyone who can possibly help me in organizing this.

Can you help?

Prabhat Ballal

Posted on June 8, 2008 - 12:08am
by Prabhat


check out they are expert climbers that guide but it is very costly probably over 30 grand they have spots on the 09 climb left and you get training. hope i helped

Posted on October 5, 2008 - 9:43am
by Visitor

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