First-world problems: Climbing Mt. Everest is dangerous.


“Only half the people here have the experience to climb this mountain,” Panuru told me. “The half without experience are the most likely to die.”

via Everest Maxed Out.



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.