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Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit

31 May 2019, 4:36 PM

As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world’s highest peak after the deadliest climbing season in years.

Climbers walk towards their helicopter (not seen) after their Mount Everest expeditions were cancelled

US climber becomes 11th Everest fatality

28 May 2019, 8:41 AM

A US climber has died after descending from Mount Everest, officials said on Tuesday, taking this season’s toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.

Saray Khumalo

Saray Khumalo returns home to a hero’s welcome

27 May 2019, 12:04 PM

The first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest has returned to South Africa to a hero’s welcome.  South African, Saray Khumalo arrived at O.R Tambo International airport in Johannesburg on Monday morning.

Mount Everest

Everest death toll has risen to 10

26 May 2019, 6:56 AM

The death toll of those attempting to summit and descend Mount Everest this week has risen to 10.

A climber on Mount Everest

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

25 May 2019, 4:28 PM

A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal’s Himalayas during the current climbing season.



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