Everest 3.0: Clothing

vinson summit

vinson summit

Quote of the Day:

“It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks” –Unknown

Did You Know?

Moni Mule Pati and Pem Dorjee Sherpa, got married on top of the summit in 2004!

Activity Suggestion:  

Drawing Clothes Fun

Objective: To teach students about the clothing needed on mountains.

Background Information:

  • Climbers wear thick, puffy suits filled with goose feathers to keep them warm
  • Climbers wear big boots to keep their feet warm
  • Warm mittens, socks and a hats are important to keep hands, feets, and head warm and to fight against frostbite


Instructions: Split your class into groups of 5 and give each student a piece of paper to draw on. Assign what each S in the group will draw: S1 will draw a hat, S2 a head, S3 a puffy snow suit, S4 mittens, S5 winter boots Also, get them to color in their drawings. Finally, give each group a piece of construction paper and get them to cut out and glue their creations to the construction paper. They will love what they have created!

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