The summit of Mt. Everest was first reached sixty years ago this week (it’s possible, however, that the feat might have been accomplished earlier). We end our school year with a two-month unit on Everest. Here are the newest additions to The Best Sites For Learning About Mount Everest:

Rivers of Ice is an very, very impressive interactive virtual tour of Everest. You can read more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog.

Mount Everest base jump marks 60th anniversary of first ascent is a video from The BBC.

Everest: 60 years of mountaineering – interactive is from The Guardian.

Climbing Mount Everest is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.