The day's last light touches the summit of Mt. Everest and other nearby peaks in Sagarmāthā National Park, Nepal (@ Dan Rafla/Aurora/Getty Images)
- The Sanskrit name for this place roughly translates as ‘sky forehead\.""What does it actually look like?
- A bit of community spirit is all that\s required when it comes to keeping the village green neat and tidy.""But how much do you need in the Death Zone at 8,000m?
- The tallest of the peaks pictured is called ‘Chomolungma\ by Tibetans, meaning ‘Goddess Mother of the World\.""Which two men became the first to reach her summit on this day, 1953?
- It takes most climbers up to 12 hours to walk the final two kilometres to the summit of this imperious rock face.""Altitude sickness, frostbite and exhaustion are constant dangers here