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Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster

 

-Avalanche on Everest Caught on Camera-

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday.

Several Sherpas already have quit while others are still deciding whether to boycott following Friday's avalanche, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

The disaster killed at least 13 Sherpas when a block of ice tore loose from the mountain and triggered an avalanche that ripped through teams of guides hauling gear. Three other Sherpas remain missing and are presumed dead....Click here to read more at NPR.

 

 

 
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