Members of a Chinese surveying team hike up to the summit of Mount Everest. (AP)
Climbers have to set up a "base camp" to stay before before climbing further up the mountain. (AP)
The Chinese scientists are climbing it to learn about the mountain while there are no tourists on it. (AP)
The aerial view of the base camp on Mount Everest. (AP)
Mount Everest, in the Tibetan mountain range of the Himalayas
A team from China is climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. The team has many questions.
How deep is the snow? How fast is the wind? How tall is the mountain? The team will find out.