If you're going to attempt to climb Mount Everest you're going to shell out a minimum of $30,000. Most western guiding companies charge around $65,000, and if you're going all-out on a private expedition with an imported chef and constant access to Instagram, your trip might run as high as $100,000.
How many people have died on Mount Everest?
Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) is the world's highest mountain and a particularly desirable peak for mountaineers. Over 375 people have died trying to climb it. The last year without known fatalities on the mountain was 1977, a year in which only two people reached the summit.
How long does it take to reach the top of Mount Everest?
How long does it take to climb Mount Everest? Climbing Mount Everest mostly takes around two months. In late March, climbers begin their expedition at the mountain base. The most famous base camp on the south side is approximately 5,300 meters and is covered by ice which is the first hurdle climbers face.