100 Years of Everest, in Images

100 Years of Everest, in Images
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Crowded or lonely, under blue skies or wrapped in a storm, the highest point on Earth represents an unparalleled stage for glory and tragedy. Every year, more adventure seekers venture up its slopes, and many more dreamers follow their steps from their computer screens. Except this year, that is.    Since ExplorersWeb was founded, we have never had a quieter Everest season. The closest was in 2015, when a violent earthquake hit Nepal and put an abrupt end to the expedition season. But even then, we were able to report on the early stages. Since a tiny virus closed the huge mountain, all we can do for the moment is study lines on maps and let pictures foster our dreams of future adventures. Here are some recommendations.  Everest – A Reconnaissance The Royal Geographic Society has an online exhibition of... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web

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