Hilary Steps on Everest disappeared
0 Comments 24 May 2017 ADV
Popular mark of Mt. Everest has disappeared making the earth’s tallest mountain even more dangerous to climbers. Due to the earthquake in 2015 the famous Hillary Step to the top have fallen victim.
Near vertical 12 m rocky outcrops stood on the mountain’s southeast edge and were the last big difficult challenge before to summit the top. In 1953 Sir Edmund Hilary scaled Mt Everest first time.
After reaching the top of Everest British mountaineer Tim mosedale confirmed writing post on facebook the news that the route Hilary used was demise. Also he informed BBC news and told the lost of steps is also the end of Era.
Mr. Mosedale informed that it is associated with the history of Everest; it is an immense embarrassment a section of mountaineering legends has departed. The American Himalayan Foundation appeared to show that the Hilary Step changed on picture on 2016. As this year was less snow and declared that the step has gone.
However, Mr Mosedale climbed last year he was not sure about the Hilary Step this is year he guaranteed that the rock named “The Hillary Step” is not there anymore. The Step was most likely a victim of Nepal’s 2015 earthquake. Due to the traffic to climb Everest Most of the climbers have to wait until people passes through while climbing for two hours. Two hours waiting in snow can be a matter of life and death.
The climbing routes up Everest from Tibet and Nepal are already very dangerous and four climbers were killed on Sunday.
Source: BBC News
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