Monday, May 21, 2012

Mt everest

  • KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) — Three people died while coming down the southern slope of the mountain during the weekend after reaching Mt. Everest's 8848-meter (29,028 foot) summit, officials said.
  • (Cleveland News - Fox 8)
  • MT. EVEREST, Nepal – Mountain climber Jon Kedrowski was one of the lucky ones.
  • (FOX News)
  • It was rush hour on Mount Everest this weekend with 150 climbers reaching the summit, including a 73-year-old woman, but the worlds tallest peak also claimed the lives of three climbers and two more are missing.
  • (ABC News)
  • MT. EVEREST, Nepal — Colorado mountain climber Dr. Jon Kedrowski was not able to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain this weekend as severe weather trapped numerous climbers near the top. Kedrowski, of Avon, Colo.
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  • After reaching the top of Mt. Everest, the climbers may have suffered from exhaustion and altitude sickness.  Climber Will Cross reached the summit in 2006. (Cross) "You're not fully oriented, you're sleep deprived, you're dehydrated.
  • (FOX News)
  • (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal - Three climbers died and two others were missing while descending from the summit of Mount Everest — a toll that raised concerns about overcrowding in the death zone at the top of the worlds tallest peak.
  • (CBS News)
  • Mollie Hughes, 21, from Bristol, touched the summit of Mount Everest before starting the exhausting climb back down. She is currently 12 hours down the mountain recovering at Camp 4 which stands at 26,247 ft.
  • (The Sun)
  • OGDEN -- An Ogden resident and Mount Everest climber spent the night in the hospital, while bad weather claimed the lives of other climbers on the mountain over the weekend.
  • (Ogden Standard-Examiner)
  • KATMANDU, Nepal - Three climbers who scaled Mount Everest died on their descent and two went missing during a crowded weekend on the Himalayan peak, raising concerns Monday about congested trails and poor conditions near the summit.
  • (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
  • Really high. There are only 14 peaks in the world that extend 8,000 meters (26,247 feet)  into the atmosphere, including, of course, Earths highest point - Mt. Everest.
  • (CNN (blog))

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