One Sherpa widow’s story, told in 360 degrees.
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.
In 2013, a fight erupted on Everest. It was European climbers versus Sherpas at 21,000ft, and, unsurprisingly, it made news headlines around the world. It seemed a far cry from the 1953 Mount Everest...