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Postby wayno » Sat 18 Apr, 2015 6:31 am

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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby DanShell » Sat 18 Apr, 2015 8:58 am

wayno wrote:http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/scaling-everest/



Very good thanks for sharing :) Ill never be up there sadly.
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby B3n » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 12:09 pm

That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby GPSGuided » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 1:32 pm

Great sense of scale. OMG!
Just move it!
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby north-north-west » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 4:42 pm

B3n wrote:That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!

Has anyone done this since Macartney-Snape & Co?
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby wayno » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 5:23 pm

north-north-west wrote:
B3n wrote:That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!

Has anyone done this since Macartney-Snape & Co?


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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby Moondog55 » Fri 01 May, 2015 6:40 pm

Thanx Wayno
Ve are too soon old und too late schmart
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infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby RonK » Fri 01 May, 2015 6:49 pm

north-north-west wrote:
B3n wrote:That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!

Has anyone done this since Macartney-Snape & Co?

This is the origin of the SeaToSummit brand.
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby north-north-west » Sat 02 May, 2015 9:43 pm

RonK wrote:
north-north-west wrote:
B3n wrote:That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!

Has anyone done this since Macartney-Snape & Co?

This is the origin of the SeaToSummit brand.

I know, but that's not what I asked.
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Re: infographic showing the scale of everest

Postby RonK » Sun 03 May, 2015 9:09 am

north-north-west wrote:
B3n wrote:That's pretty cool. It'd be a great adventure to 'climb' it from sea level (in India say...) by foot the whole way!

Has anyone done this since Macartney-Snape & Co?

Wayno has posted about Goran Kropp, who used a bike.

In an interesting twist 2006 the British EverestMax Expedition, a 6 person cycling team led by Dominic Faulkner approached from the Dead Sea.



In 2011 another interesting twist SanoBabu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa descended from summit to sea using paragliders, kayaks and bikes.

In 2013 a Korean, Kim Chang Ho used a bike and a canoe.

Macartney-Snape is still the only person to climb Everest solo without supplementary oxygen from sea to summit on foot.
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