You've heard the treacherous tales of the tallest mountain, and the arduous, and sometimes unbearable, trek up its paths. The stories in the media of deaths on Everest and it's harsh conditons are a warning for all of those who are curious. But don't let this stop you from exploring this natural wonder! With a little preparation and planning, anyone can hike Mount Everest. Just ask Kelly Castille, who hiked Mount Everest base camp in May of this year.