Climbing Finished for Season on Everest After Deadly Avalanche?
Sherpas ask for concerns to be addressed.
The climbing season on the Nepali side of Mount Everest may be over, according to those on the scene. "I think it's likely, but not definitive," said Dave Hahn, a veteran Everest climber at Base Camp.
Hahn helped with body recovery in the Khumbu Icefall debris today and yesterday. On Friday, 16 Nepali mountaineers were killed in the the single deadliest accident on the mountain. The accident occurred when boulders of ice broke away from the mountain as a group was carrying gear and supplies from Base Camp to Camp 1 and higher. (Related: "The Aftermath of Everest's Deadly Avalanche.")
A group of Sherpas at Base Camp was reported to have met on Sunday and created a list of