From the land of the Yak & the Yeti comes a local Calgary restaurant that specializes in authentic Himalayan foods. A taste of Nepal right here in Calgary.
Mt. Everest's Kitchen1448A - 17th Ave SWTel: (403) 806-2337Website: www.everestkitchen.ca
The photo on the right (copyright Irina Efremova) shows the eastern wall of Mount Everest from Tyangboche (Nepal Himalayas). There are also Nuptse and Lhotse peaks on the wall.
Mount Everest quick facts ( from Wikipedia)Elevation: 8,848 metersLocation: Nepal & ChinaRange: Khumbu HimalCoordinates: 27°59′16″NClimbing Season: Most attempts are made during April and May before the summer monsoon season
CBC has an excellent article about Canadians and Mount Everest see it here
Canadians on Everest ( as of 2006)Laurie SkresletPat MorrowSharon WoodDwayne CongdonDan WoodYves LaForestMichael SuttonJamie ClarkeAlan HobsonBernard VoyerByron SmithDave RodneyDeryl KellyMartin BoileauMaxime JeanClaude St-HilaireShaunna BurkeUrszula TokarskaEsther Colwill
Special mention for Calgarian Andrew Brash who had to abandon his quest 200 metres from the top in order to help Austrailian climber Lincoln Hall.
If we have missed any climbers that reached the summit, please let us know.