A Deadly Ascent: The Inside Story Of Mount Everest’s Deadliest Climbing Season

Published on January 23, 2021 by

1. In Mumbai, an elderly climber is still coming to terms with the death of his wife. He is haunted by the moment he made the decision to leave her on the mountain. In Kashmir, a young climber blames the crowds for his decision to turn back when he was only 800 metres from the summit. For one who’s always wanted to scale the summit, it has become a pipe dream. Climbers and sherpas weigh in on why and how the mountain has become so overcrowded, and the long-lasting impact of environmental issues.
2. Has The Exploitation Of Mount Everest Reached Its Peak?
Despite the most recent climbing season being marked by deadly tragedy, a climber from Malaysia is undeterred. At 50, he is determined to conquer the world’s highest summit. In Nepal, a royal entourage gets permission to trek despite an ongoing coronavirus pandemic. What are the loopholes in the lucrative climbing industry? Alpinists and sherpas weigh in on what can stop the exploitation of Mount Everest.

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