Mount Everest Persuasive Essay

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More than 4,000 people went through the hell of climbing Mount Everest. Even though those many people attempted to climb Mount Everest, more than 290 people have died in the process. For being more than 29,000 feet above sea level, of course, there are many issues that come with it. First, the oxygen becomes thinner and thinner the higher climbers go. Second, the conditions that climbers are being put at are atrocious. Lastly, overcrowding is one of the biggest killers whilst climbing the giant know as Mount Everest. On the surface, people tend to take oxygen for granted. However, when people start to climb Mount Everest, oxygen is one of the most precious resources that people tend to lack. In fact, oxygen deprivation is one of the worst kind of torture thinkable. Scientific studies show that continued oxygen deprivation results in coma, seizures, and increased heartbeat. Not to mention, 26,247 feet up is the Death Zone where most of the climbers die due to the majority of their oxygen supply being cut off. In addition, people who stay in the Death Zone for too long tend to have the deterioration of bodily functions, lose consciousness, and, ultimately, climbers die due to oxygen deprivation. Also, cerebral hypoxia caused by oxygen deprivation can cause temporary memory loss, difficulty paying attention,…show more content…
In fact, if a climber has a family and dies whilst climbing Mount Everest, he/she will forever be a burden to his/her family. Not to mention, this is only three of the many reasons of why people shouldn't climb Mount Everest. Some honorable mentions are crevasses, the landscape, fledglings, and of course, the list goes on. People should all know the saying, "Nothing ventured, nothing gained." but people should also know that some things that are gained aren’t necessary for life, so why should people put their life on
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