American Climber Melissa Arnot Ended Sherpa Brawl on Mt. Everest

The elite climbers who faced off against angry Sherpas atop the world's tallest mountain are crediting American climber Melissa Arnot with helping them retreat to safety. Simone Moro of Italy, Ueli Steck of Switzerland, and Jonathan Griffith of Great Britain, were descending Mount Everest when they were confronted by nearly 100 guides. The Sherpas accused the trio of knocking ice onto a fellow guide below and injuring him. The altercation turned violent when the Sherpas began punching and...Full Story
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