Mount Everest Essay | Climbing Everest

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Climbing Everest

Summary: Describes the adventure of climing Mt. Everst. Concludes that it is expensive for an average person and mentally unhealthy for absolutely anyone.

How often do you hear of catastrophes that leave people injured for the rest of their lives? How often do people die in all types of accidents? Unfortunately, that happens too often. So why allow commercial expeditions to climb Mountain Everest? It's a pity that anyone could even think of considering that; and not only it is extremely dangerous for climbers, it's also awfully expensive for an average person and mentally not healthy for absolutely anyone.

It's oblivious that mountain climbing is unsafe. But Everest isn't just a regular mountain, it's "an apparent death trap" (5). Rob Hall, who had climbed seven of the largest mountains, including Everest, died on top of it. In addition to that, Rob Hall was very skilled and organized climber. So if Hall was one of the professional climbers, what could happen to less experienced and trained? 130 people died while trying to reach the...

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