Mount Everest Toll at Three Dead and Two Missing

It was rush hour on Mount Everest this weekend with 150 climbers reaching the summit, including a 73-year-old woman, but the world's tallest peak also claimed the lives of three climbers and two more are missing. The first stretch of clear weather during the spring climbing season spurred the rush of climbers to crowd the trails leading to the 29,029-foot peak, which spans the borders of China, Nepal and Tibet. The resulting traffic jam of people may have contributed to the deaths, according...Full Story
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