Tag: base camp

  • Imja Tse

    The Imja Tse Mountain is also known as "Island Peak" and is located near the base camp of Mount Everest. Even though it is not the highest peak compared to the other mountains in Nepal, with a height of 6,183 meters, it is a very challenging climb. Eric Shipton and his expedition looked down on the mountain from Dingboche in 1952 and named the mountain Island Peak, as it ...

  • George Leigh Mallory

    George Leigh Mallory was a man of great ambition. This he proved time and time again through his many climbing expeditions, including three of the first attempts in the early 1920’s through the uncharted range of Mount Everest.