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Over 200 Dead Bodies on Mount Everest

Over 200 Dead Bodies on Mount Everest

As of mid-2011, Mount Everest has claimed the lives of over 216 known mountain climbers. The area above 26,000 feet is called “the Death Zone”, where breathing fresh oxygen from caniste…

The hanging body of Toni Kurz on the north face of the Eiger being retrieved by a rescuer, 1936.

Historical Times

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part...

Scott Fisher Body

Rob Hall – Into thin Air

Rob Hall Robert Edwin "Rob" Hall (1961 – 1996) has been a Mt Everest head guide in the 1990s. He was a New Zealand mountain guide and organized guided tours to Mount Everest with the guide

Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest -It is assumed that this person died while resting against a snow bank which has since evaporated leaving the body in this odd raised position.

Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest

Any Mount Everest climber will tell you the most memorable, and disturbing, part of their climb were the many perfectly preserved dead bodies on top of the mountain.

George Mallory Body On Everest

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George Mallory Body On Everest

Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest

Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest

Any Mount Everest climber will tell you the most memorable, and disturbing, part of their climb were the many perfectly preserved dead bodies on top of the mountain.

There are over 200 dead bodies on Mount Everest

Mount Everest, The Grave To Over 200 Dead Bodies - Unbelievable Facts

Bizarre, Strange & Extraordinary Facts

The petrified, frozen remains of climber George Leigh Mallory lie on a slope of Mount Everest May 1999 in Nepal. The lost mountaineer's body was found 75 years after he and fellow climber Andrew Irvine disappeared in 1924 trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Due to an unusual spring thaw, the remains were found by Eric Simonsen's 1999 expedition, which had sought to find clues of the fate of Mallory.

The petrified, frozen remains of climber George Leigh Mallory lie on...

The petrified, frozen remains of climber George Leigh Mallory lie on a slope of Mount Everest May 1999 in Nepal. The lost mountaineer's body was found 75 years after he and fellow climber Andrew...

the Routes of Mount Everest

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Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest - Some die from falls leaving their bodies in a location where they can be seen but not recovered. Bodies that are located on small ledges are often rolled off to hide them from view of other climbers only to be later buried by falling snow.

Dead Bodies on Mount Everest - many perfectly preserved bodies lie on top of Mount Everest

Any Mount Everest climber will tell you the most memorable, and disturbing, part of their climb were the many perfectly preserved dead bodies on top of the mountain.