Expedition to Mount Everest

Current Location

London, England

Explorers flock to climb it, scientists study it closely, and the Nepalese call it the "Goddess of the Sky". What makes Mount Everest so irresistible? Let's climb to the top of the world to find out!


Hi explorers! I'm Thom, and I seek thrilling and unique adventures on big mountains in far away lands. Want to see what a typical week on Mount Everest is like? Join me as I prepare for summit day!


More than 60 years after Mount Everest was named the highest place on Earth, three British expeditions made the first known attempts to reach “The Third Pole”. What can we learn from their stories?

Field Notes

In Nepal, many men and women work as porters, carrying equipment for miles up mountains and through valleys to make life possible on and around Mount Everest. What it is like to work as a porter?


Did you miss our live virtual fieldtrip to the "Everest Through the Lens" exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society? Relive the experience here!