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Everest VR Puts You On Top Of The Mountain

While lurking in the upstairs lobby of one of the enormous Moscone buildings I managed to get some time with Everest VR [official site], a virtual reality project which aims to recreate the experience of ascending Everest. I try not to go into virtual reality with particular expectations but I’ll admit that Everest VR was the experience where I was most expecting to feel disorientated. I’m not afraid of heights, but I have previously felt that stomach-lurch in VR that I get in real life when I’m close to the edge of a massive drop and there’s nothing that would break my fall.

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