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Because It’s There... 10 quotes about Mount Everest

Because It’s There... 10 quotes about Mount Everest

Mount Everest is the highest point of Earth. First time conquered in 1953. From this time thousands of people summit on Mount Everest. Here you have some inspirational quotes about Mount Everest.

Because it is there. George Mallory, answer to the question 'Why do you want to climb Mt. Everest?

 

I can't understand why men make all this fuss about Everest — it's only a mountain. Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Mount Everest

I soon learned that Everest wasn't a private affair. It belonged to many men. Thomas Hornbein

Pissing through 6 inches of clothes with a 3 inch penis! - Anonymous Everest summiteer when asked what was the hardest thing about climbing Mount Everest

Been there, done that. Greg Child about Mount Everest

The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this; What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be, it is no use. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. George Leigh Mallory

You perfect a sport when you can do all of these things with less stuff. The most impressive ascent of Everest was by the Swedish guy who bicycled from Stockholm to Kathmandu and then soloed Everest and bicycled back to Stockholm. That is cool, as opposed to this huge multinational guided thing with computers and internet cafes at the base of Everest. Yvon Chouinard

This forms the nub of a dilemma that every Everest climber eventually comes up against: in order to succeed you must be exceedingly driven, but if you’re too driven you’re likely to die. Jon Krakauer

No one remembers who climbed Mount Everest the second time. Edmund Hillary

Well, we knocked the bastard off! Edmund Hillary

More climbing qutoes you will find here: Famous climbing & mountaineering quotes.

Last modified onMonday, 16 November 2015 12:43