Mount Everest is elevated at about 29,029. But, without enough oxygen people can't think clearly!
The climate on Mount Everest is naturally extreme: -36c. It could drop as low as about -60c! When it is this weather ( below freezing, by a lot) people usually wear heavy coats, face masks, gloves, goggles, etc.
Wow, and I thought I was old!!
Fun Fact: Mount Everest is over 60 million years old! It was formed by the movement of he Indian tectonic plates; pushing up the Asian plates.
The first people to climb Mount Everest was: Edmund Hillary, and Tenzing Norgay. They both survived. Over 290 people have died trying to climb Mount Everest.
There are very different animals on Mount Everest. One being the snow leopards. They adapt to the snow, they have thick fur, the tails help them keep balance, their paws are great for walking, and their bodies are strong.