What year did mountaineers first plant the u.s. flag on top of mt. everest?

Answer The American flag was first planted at the summit of Mount Everest on May 1, 1963. The flag was placed by Jim Whittaker of Seattle, Washington, and his Sherpa guide Nawang Gombu. The expedition was... Read More »

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Who were the first vegans who reached the peak of Mount Everest?

Tim Macartney-Snape, a vegetarian, was the first Australian to summit Everest and the first person ever to climb the mountain from sea to summit (in 1990, Macartney-Snape became the first person to... Read More »

Who was the first person to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro?

The first person credited with successfully reaching the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania was German geologist Dr. Hans Meyer. Following years of failed climbs by European mountaineer... Read More »

Who was the first person to climb Mount McKinley?

Billy Taylor and Pete Anderson, the first people to climb Mount McKinley, reached the 19,470-foot summit of the mountain's North Peak on April 3, 1910. Four men began the climb, but only Taylor and... Read More »

How to Take off in a Cessna 150 and Climb to Cruising Altitude at Best Rate of Climb?

This article aims to in a few simple steps show you how to take off in a Cessna 150, and climb to a cruising altitude using best rate of climb (Vy). This article in no way replaces the need for les... Read More »