Climbers nearly die on Everest — after pissing off their Sherpas.


Later in the day, a furious group of Nepalese stormed up towards the climbers tents and pelted them with stones until the men came outside, after which a loud argument ensued and punches were allegedly thrown. “It was terrifying to watch — they nearly got killed,” the eyewitness said.

via AFP: Climbers make peace with guides after Everest brawl.


My Bucket List Just Got Shorter

“In 1989 when I first climbed Everest there was a lot of snow and ice but now most of it has just become bare rock. That, as a result, is causing more rockfalls which is a danger to the climbers,” he told AFP.

via Climate Change May Make Mount Everest Unclimbable : Discovery News.