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Divya Patil

Divya Patil

Asked on 24 May, 2019

Why was there a traffic jam on Mount Everest?

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Several mountaineers left from Camp IV of Mount Everest to push for the summit as it was a clear day, which would have made their ascent a lot easier.

Ananya Pawar

Ananya Pawar

Asked on 24 May, 2019

How many people died on Mount Everest because of the jam?

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So far, there have been two deaths that are said to be a result of the Wednesday jam. The two fatalities include Mumbai-based climber Anjali Kulkarni and an American climber, Donald Lynn Cash.

Ajay Kapoor

Ajay Kapoor

Asked on 24 May, 2019

How tall is Mount Everest?

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Mount Everest currently stands at 8,848 meters above sea level.

Vivaan Bose

Vivaan Bose

Asked on 24 May, 2019

How many people have climbed the Mount Everest?

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Since Edmund Hilary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay first conquered the mountain in 1953, over 4,400 have scaled the peak.

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