How dangerous is climbing Mount Everest?

In this series of posts, we will analyze climbing expeditions to the Himalayas, a mountain range comprising over 50 mountains, including Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. This is Part 2 of a two-part series: Part 1 looked at Himalayan peaks and their first ascents Part 2 (this post) looks at Everest expeditions This post will focus on expeditions to Mount Everest, the most famous Himalayan peak and the tallest mountain in the world.