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Leaders and Followers at Mount Everest

The summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal towers 29,035 feet above sea level. On May 29, 1953, two men were the first to reach its summit. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary became famous for their accomplishment. By 1970, 24 climbers had reached the top.

In 2018 about 800 people summited, breaking the record for most in one year compared to 2013, in which 667 summited Mount Everest.As of July 2022, there have been approximately 11,346 summit ascents by 6,098 people.

In life, someone always has to go first, and then others will surely follow.

Note all information may not be completed/updated, it can take months and even years to update summit counts as confirmed by sources

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