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At 8848m above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Every year, adventurers all around the world travel to Nepal, the home country of Everest, to go all the way to the top. But the journey is hellish and some don’t make it back alive. One Australian, Pete Wells, managed to reach the summit in 2010 and make it back in one piece. He spoke to Lifehacker Australia about his experience and what to expect if you do want to have a crack at Everest or other high altitude mountains.
Packing light is an art, one that saves you from having to haul around a heavy bag or pay baggage fees. Next time you’re going somewhere with cooler weather, lighten your load by adding more base layers like tights and thermals, rather than bulky sweaters and coats.
Here at Lifehacker Australia, we love a good burger and we’ve been around the world to sample this delectable treat. One of our favourites comes from renowned US-based burger joint In-N-Out Burger and, much to our delight, it is opening up a pop-up store in Sydney’s Surry Hills today. Here are the details.