Archives: Mount Everest

Climbing Mount Everest/Environmental Effects of Tourism on Everest

Two members of the ninth British Expedition, New Zeakander Edmund Hillary and Tezing Norgay were the first to climb Mt. Everest nearly 60 years ago. Many more have followed in their foot steps since then. On this hour of “All Sides,” we will talk about climbing Mt. Everest and the environmental effects of tourism on the mountain.