Everest Avalanche

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Sherpas struggle as Everest shuts down after killer avalanche
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Sherpas struggle as Everest shuts down after killer avalanche

The disaster underscored the huge risks borne by sherpas who carry food, fix ropes, repair ladders and more to enable climbers to reach the "roof of the world".

Fresh avalanches strike Mt Everest, climbing halted for the season
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Fresh avalanches strike Mt Everest, climbing halted for the season

Many expeditions abandoned base camp this week after an 18 April avalanche killed 16 guides who were cracking ice and fixing ropes on the upper reaches of the Khumbu Icefall.

Everest climbing season in disarray after Sherpas leave base camp
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Everest climbing season in disarray after Sherpas leave base camp

Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes.

Sherpa guides go on strike after Mount Everest avalanche
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Sherpa guides go on strike after Mount Everest avalanche

Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest's base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout following the mountain's deadliest disaster.

Sherpas consider climbing boycott after Everest avalanche
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Sherpas consider climbing boycott after Everest avalanche

Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history.

Search resumes after Everest avalanche kills 12
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Search resumes after Everest avalanche kills 12

Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12.