7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

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7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

Postby Overlandman » Sat 25 May, 2019 11:25 am

From ABC
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-25/ ... t/11149420

Three Indian and one Irish climber are among the seven who have died descending Mount Everest this week, more than the entire total of fatalities over the whole of last year.

Now 10 deaths
Australian in Hospital after Rescue

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-27/ ... l/11154514

Update on Australian man

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-28/ ... e/11157738

Another Update

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-30/ ... l/11162964
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Re: 7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

Postby tastrax » Sat 25 May, 2019 12:03 pm

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Utterly ridiculous when you see a queue like that - everyone there for the ultimate selfie!

No doubt also spurred on by commercial operations and greed for the cash that climbers shell out.
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Re: 7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

Postby Warin » Sat 25 May, 2019 1:23 pm

Needs a cable car :lol:
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Re: 7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

Postby Huntsman247 » Sat 25 May, 2019 9:46 pm

Dying from the queue. Thought it was taking about Aldi....
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Re: 7 Deaths on Mount Everest this Week

Postby Overlandman » Sun 02 Jun, 2019 9:20 am

ABC update
Quite a good presentation

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-02/ ... t/11162770
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