Patron: H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, K.G., K.T.
Founded after the successful ascent of Everest in 1953, initially financed from surplus funds and royalties, the Mount Everest Foundation exists to encourage and support 'exploration of the mountain regions of the earth'.
The Mount Everest Foundation is a company limited by Guarantee (No. 543894) and is a registered charity (No. 208206)