“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
There are cheaper ways to commit suicide.
7.5 billion people in the world, 80% have a cell phone. It seems there are some people that really want to take a selfie on top of that mountain.
As Sir Edmund Hillary once said "You're not mountaineers."
If it was easy everybody would do it....wait it looks like everybody is doing it.
if you are not the fist to ever do it, you're just getting your ticket punched
Climbing Everest has become more tourism than adventure. Real adventure is becoming much more difficult these days. Read about the search for the Nile's source, and you will see what I mean.
Next up. Handicap accessible...
Reminds me of Peeps lined up for breakfast at Macdonalds in their cars as I drive by and think "Oh Hell No!!"
I wonder how many of them died that day.
Kinda like a Nobel Prize these days.
is that real? I thought it was hard to climb Everest. How did they by space buggy care of Bezo?
Read Krakauer's Into Thin Air. Make you think twice about this.
Good book. Also recommend Jim Wickwire's "Addicted to Danger". I've summited Mt. Shasta and that's enough for me. Absolutely no desire to ever go above 18,000 ft. (the death zone).