Yeah, I vaguely remember hearing about that one. Didn't really register, because.. not naked or eating raw zebra meat torn straight off the dead animal or doing anything otherwise incredibly manly. Although he did get his kit off on the antarctic continent originally, so Everest had potential.
When I get a chance (i.e. when my housemate isn't downstairs), I will take a photo of her attempts to "make this place a home". I kid you not. Faux-satin ruffled couch cover. Fake plastic purple flowers. The mind boggles.