The view from the summit of Everest looking East. The prominent peak to the right is Makalu metres) - The fifth highest mountain in the world. On the far horizon rises Kanchenjunga metres) - The third highest mountain in the world.
This is the Tibetan side of Mount Everest where tents are pitched in deep snow. This is how they had their tents set up in the book, and this helps me visualize the setting and scene of the book better.
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on the world. For that reason, it is considered to be the “holy grail” among mountain climbers. However, you don’t have climb the mountain to savor its stunning beauty.