Elevation: 29,035 feet (8,850 meters)
Coordinates: 27°59′17″ N / 86°55′31″ E
Mt. Everest is an ever-changing summit with grandeur that never stops inspiring mountaineers. Since the early 1900s, the gear has evolved and the mountain has grown. Rising in altitude at about 1/3 inch per year, this expedition destination is only getting higher.
From Hemp to Nylon
Aluminum-frame to internal frame
Innovations with Down compared to waterproof, breathable, synthetic innovations of today
Photographs via http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com
Coming September 18th, 'EVEREST' documents the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster.