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We did it together

Journalists from all over the world were asking which climber should be the first man on the world's highest mountain. But the only answer they got was “we did it together”. Only Tenzing was documented photographically, as it was Hillary who took the pictures. 1)

Climbing High Mountains Gives People Erection

The whole bloodstream eases back down as you get higher on the mountain and the heart thumps more diligently and quicker. This wonder isn't secluded and has a name: the airplane boner. 2)

Mount Thor

Mount Thor (4500 ft), on Baffin Island in Canada, is famous for its highest precipice - you can plummet vertically down 4,100 ft. The west wall, with an average incline of 105 degrees, is a frequent destination for climbers, although reaching the mountain located in the far north is extremely difficult. 3)


In 1856, T. G. Montgomerie measured altitudes, numbering the Karakorum peaks in sequence from K1 to K35. They were then assigned local names. However, the second peak turned out to be so isolated that the natives did not know about it at all and it had no local name. So it remained as K2. 4)

The first winter ascent of Mount Everest

Krzysztof Wielicki and Leszek Cichy as members of the Polish expedition led by Andrzej Zawada reached the summit on 17 February 1980. It was also the first eight-thousander to be climbed in wintertime. 5)

climbing.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/05 03:06 by aga