Learn some interesting trivia about the site for this project: the beautiful, yet dangerous, Mount Everest.
It has been estimated that your odds of dying trying to climb up Mount Everest are 1 in 61.
The descent is more risky, as your estimated chance of dying increases to 1 in 27.
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