How Many People Have Climbed Mount Everest?
1. The Early Years: First Ascents and Early Expeditions Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, has been a challenging target for climbers since its discovery in 1856. The first recorded attempt to climb Everest was made in 1921 by a British expedition led by Lieutenant Colonel Charles Howard-Bury. The team made it up to the North Col at…Read More »