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TOPIC: Chomolungma Nirvana - the Routes of Mount Everest by Pete Poston

Chomolungma Nirvana - the Routes of Mount Everest by Pete Poston 5 years, 10 months ago #202

In this story Eighteen-fold Path to Chomolungma Nirvana – the Routes of Mount Everest By Pete Poston for MountEverest.net, he disuccess each of the fifteen routes in terms of objective dangers, successful summits, and fatality rates-

1. The traditional Western Cwm-Southeast Ridge (route 1)
2. The classic Mallory route to the top following the North Col-Northeast Ridge (route 2)
3. The South Pillar (route 7)
4. The original Southwest Face route (route 4)
5. The West Pillar (route 9)
6. The American Buttress (route 10 - or sometimes referred to as the Lowe Buttress)
7. The Neverest Buttress (route 14)
8. The complete Northeast Ridge (route 16)
9. Zakharov’s Couloir (route 17)
10. White Limbo (route 11)
11. The Japanese Couloir/Hornbein Couloir (route 6)
12. The West Ridge Direct (route 5)
13. The West Ridge/Hornbein Couloir (route 3)
14. The Fantasy Ridge on the East Face
15. The Central North Face Direct (route 18) - that lies between White Limbo and The Japanese Couloir
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