Report and vocabulary
A journey to the roof of the world.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer, Yuichiro Miura, has become the oldest man to reach the summit of Everest.
The octogenarian has climbed the mountain twice before.
But Mr Miura's record could be short-lived; an 81-year-old Nepalese climber is preparing to make his ascent this week.
someone who climbs mountains
the highest point of a mountain
someone who is between 80 and 89 years old
lasting a short time
the act of climbing or moving upwards