What are some interesting Facts about the Mount Everest?

When asked the question”what is the highest mountain in the world?” the vast majority of people will probably know that the answer is Mount Everest. But did you know that on average it takes two months to complete an expedition to climb the mountain, or that there are as many as 200 bodies lying frozen on the mountainside? Other facts that you probably didn’t know about Mount Everest are that it grows by 4mm every year and it is home to the Himalayan jumping spider which is one of the highest living creatures on Earth. Whether you are planning the ultimate mountain climb or are just thinking about spending some time in the beautiful country of Nepal, this list of facts should make for interesting reading.

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