Introducing: Short History Of… The Conquest of Everest

Real Survival Stories

28-12-2023 • 55 mins

This is a taster episode from our sister show, Short History Of… If you enjoy it and want to hear more, follow Short History Of… wherever you get your podcasts. Standing over 29,000 feet above sea level, the peak of Everest is the highest point on Planet Earth. To the Sherpa people of the Himalayas it is sacred. To foreign adventurers it’s the holy grail of climbing. But what did it take to reach the summit? What was sacrificed to plant a flag on top of the world? This is a Short History of the Conquest of Everest. Real Survival Stories will be back as normal, every week, after a short festive break. Happy Holidays! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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