The latest death has reignited an Everest debate that strikes at the heart of all extreme sports. Of course, what has happened to Maria is devastating, for her family, friends and loved ones. But did she die doing something she loved knowing the risks involved? Yes.
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Recent deaths, including that of an Australian woman, have reignited debate over whether climbing Mount Everest should be stopped altogether.
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Three climbers have died in the last three days.
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KABUL, Afghanistan -- From a mountaintop some 7,200 feet above sea level, a group of female Afghan mountaineers huddle together for warmth, looking down on the city dwarfed by the snow-capped peaks th...
Climbers have been complaining for years that Mount Everest has become too crowded, making it both unpleasant and hazardous for those attempting the climb. Read the full story at The Huffington Po