Friday, May 25, 2012

Mt everest

  • The worlds most famous peak, Mt. Everest, is expected to see vast overcrowding this weekend. This is the last weekend of the season for hiking enthusiasts to attempt the treacherous and deadly climb.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • An estimated 200 mountaineers will attempt the summit of Mt. Everest today and Saturday. But veteran climbers fear overcrowding will create treacherous circumstances that could lead to more deaths.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • A hiker on Mt. Everest rescued another one in trouble, despite being only yards from the summit.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Thirty-three-year-old Jon Kedrowski has climbed mountains across the world, except for the tallest one of them all.
  • (Yakima Herald Republic)
  • The last words of one woman who died at Mt Everest's highest base camp were 'save me,' according to a close friend.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • A Kiwi who scaled Mt Everest on a weekend when four people died on its slopes was repulsed by the inexperience of some climbers he encountered. A female climber in the death zone above 8000m was unable to climb down a ladder, Grant Rawlinson wrote on his blog.
  • (Stuff)
  • Four deaths have been reported from adventurers who tried to scale Mt. Everest, some say as a result of too many climbers near the top when bad weather hit and hit hard. A fourth death on Mt.
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  • Isnt scaling Mount Everest supposed to be dangerous on its own? Now, officials are blaming a new wrinkle for the deaths of four people and one missing climber: Too many people rushing to the summit at once.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • KATHMANDU, May 25 (Xinhua) -- 73-year-old Japanese woman Tamae Watanbe has successfully climbed Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest), becoming the worlds oldest person to overcome the peak. On May 19, Watanbe and her team of four successfully scaled Mt.
  • (Xinhua News Agency)
  • At 8848 meters (29,029 feet) in height, Mt. Everest is a significant challenge for climbers even under the best of conditions.

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