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60th anniversary of Everest first climb

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60th anniversary of Everest first climb

Today is a grest day. 60 years ago Tenzing Norgay and Hillary climbed the top of the world for the first time.

Nepal celebrates this anniversary today.

The 42km Everest Base Camp Marathon is already finished and has been completed in less than 4 hous by the winner (wow)

Jay Jay Nepal!

Namaste Rongpuk

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1. Re: 60th anniversary of Everest first climb

excellent info Rognpuk. thanks for sharing

everest base camp in 4hrs?? does it start in Lukla??

yeah i am planning to beat that record this oct!

just kidding!!!!

Edited: 29 May 2013, 08:26
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2. Re: 60th anniversary of Everest first climb

Just saw some pictures in the news few minutes ago! Thanks rongpuk for sharing!

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3. Re: 60th anniversary of Everest first climb

The Marathon starts from EBC and the route goes down for around 42 km :-)

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4. Re: 60th anniversary of Everest first climb

Somebody moving a little faster:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22698403

scoodly

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5. Re: 60th anniversary of Everest first climb

Wow! Great scoodly :-O

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