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Ed Viesturs: A Perspective on Mt. Everest

A brief video of Ed Viesturs talking about the Khumba Icefall and the recent tragedy on Mt. Everest.

Mt. Everest 2014

On April 17th, 2014, at about 6:30 am local time, an avalanche struck a group of 50 Sherpas, and killed at least 13.  These people are the unknown and forgotten workhorses that literally carry some people up to the top, many perishing along the way.  Sherpas set routes with rope and anchors; they ferry loads of […]
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