Mount Everest facts – Fascinating Facts about Mount Everest

Interesting Facts About Mount Everest

It cost $65,000 to summit Mount Everest.

The wind speed at Everest is over 200 mph.

Everest is over 60 million years old.

Everest is covered with snow all around the year.

18 different climbing routes exist on Everest.

Jet stream sits on top of Everest almost all around the year.

Miuru Yiuchiro, a Japanese is the oldest person to summit Everest on May 23, 2013 at the age of 80.

There is high speed internet on the way up to Mount Everest.

Mount Everest shrank one inch or 2.5 cm due to the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

It took 8 hours and 10 minutes to summit Mount Everest from base camp making the fastest ascent.