Everest 3.0: Risks Climbing Mount Everest

Avalanche off Nupse's flank

Quote of the Day:

“The mountain is not in your way, it is your way” – Unknown

Did You Know? 

There are no plants above 5,750 meters on Mount Everest.

Activity Suggestion:

Whiteout, Wind Storm, Avalanche!!

There are many risks to watch out for while climbing Mount Everest.  Some include:

  1. Avalanches
  2. Wind storms
  3. Falling rocks
  4. Frostbite
  5. Whiteout conditions
  6. Dehydration
  7. Exhaustion
  8. Illness


  • None required.

Instructions: Have the students stand at one end of the gymnasium or large area (i.e. field) Choose one student to be ‘it’. Have the rest of the students choose between, whiteout, wind storm, and Avalanche. The student who is ‘it’ will shout out one of these risks and the students who had chosen that same risk will run to the other side trying not to be tagged by the student who is ‘it’. The students who get tagged have to freeze in the place they were tagged. The student who is ‘it’ will then call out another risk. The game continues until all students are tagged.

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11 Responses to Everest 3.0: Risks Climbing Mount Everest

  1. Carter says:

    Hi T.A this is Carter, its funny how getting down is easier and faster then going up. Only if it was flipped you would of been there already! Good luck if you go again. From,

  2. Jesse says:

    Hello TA this is Jesse, And I can’t wait to try the game in P.E. It sounds REALLY fun!

  3. HUNTER says:

    hello my name is HUNTER can’t wait for you to come to are school.

  4. Coadie says:

    Great Picture T.A.! I Can’t Wait Until You Come In! And The Hole School Of Course! From Coadie Ms.Baker’s Class.

  5. Madison says:

    Hi Ta I am Madison I hope you are alright. I read about your game It sounds really fun I hope my class and I can play it in phys ed some time. I am looking forward to see you in St. Matthew’s on May 30th

  6. Sofiya says:

    Hello TA, it’s Sofiya. It is great that you are feeling better! I hope we can play the Phys Ed game sometime. Can’t wait for you to come soon.

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