The Big E. Business 1/2
The short answer to the question of how much it costs to climb Everest is “roughly between US$ 35,000 and $120,000 “. The long answer is far from simple and, in fact, we’re probably not even asking the right question.
As Everest 2022 spring season folds with a good number of summits, the usual crowding at the Hillary Step, the usually irrelevant record claims and, better-than-expected revenues, many ask exactly how much have paid, all those men and women smiling on a bump of snow full of colored flags, for their high-altitude getaway.
From the Ice fall.
A very expensive holiday it is, indeed. But there are many shades of “pricey”. Most operators will not offer a single Everest fee, but a surprisingly wide range of prizes between US$ 35,000 and $120,000 – all for the same mountain up the same route. [NOTE: China is closed to foreigners for the third consecutive season, so all prices are
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