Castaic Middle School eighth-graders Michael, Manny and Matt all created projects based on Sir Edmund Hillary, who ascended to the summit of Mount Everest
Michael became the 162nd person to die on Mount Everest
after his record-breaking ascent.
On Wednesday September 26th at 7:30 PM, Eastern Mountain Sports will host Erik Weihenmayer at Denver's Paramount Theater for an evening of slides and stories about one of the most successful expeditions to Mount Everest
in mountaineering history.
Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing were the first men to conquer Mount Everest
, on May 29, 1953 - the day of the Coronation.
In May 2002, he stood high atop Mount Everest
and has since climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Kosciusko and Mount Vinson.
The thirty four member expedition team has been in Base camp area of the Mount Everest
since the 11th of last month and has also been involved in a cleaning campaign.
is 8,848 metres above sea level and Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, is 828 metres high.
Clear weather and low winds on Mount Everest
last week allowed more than 100 climbers to scale the peak from the Nepalese side.
is 29,035ft high and Inglis has spent a gruelling 40 days on the mountain.
Fucci, who taught biology for 25 years and helped coach varsity football at Agoura High before retiring in 1995, decided he wanted to be the oldest person to climb Mount Everest
In 1963, when he was descending from a successful climb of Mount Everest
, he accidentally knocked his oxygen cylinder's regulator against some ice.
We're providing a unique opportunity for people to virtually get in the backpack and climb Mount Everest
with Nancy and Ben," said S.