The Himalayas includes some of the tallest mountains in the world. This mountain range stretches to about 1,550 miles long. The peaks of the mountains are steep and jagged. This mountain range includes valley and alpine glaciers that very large. Avalanches occur in these mountains. The unfathomable river gorges run throughout these mountains. Once at the top of these mountains, you can see unbelievable sights that you don't normally see on a regular day.
Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain in the world measuring at 29,035 feet tall. Very few animals live in this mountain because of the extreme weather conditions. The mountain has been climbed by a variety of different ages including 7 years old and 80 years old. The first people to climb the mountain was Tenzing Norgay, and Edmund Hillary. You can see the world from the tallest point on Earth, Mt. Everest.