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Sherpas Issue List Of Demands After Deadly Avalanche On

Sherpas Issue List Of Demands After Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest claimed the lives of at least 13 of their own, dozens of Sherpa guides have packed up and walked out, taking steps to...

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By Allen G. Breed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Filmmaker Dick Colthurst went to Mount Everest hoping to learn why people risk their lives trying to reach the world's tallest summit. After spending 48 days in that unforgiving landscape and slogging through hundreds of hours of footage, he has to admit that he failed. "While I admire what they do and how they do it, and the sheer mental and physical strength that it takes to do it, I'm honestly no nearer to understanding why they do it," Colthurst,...