Mount Everest

Man turns uncle’s body into a guitar
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Tall Tales

Man turns uncle’s body into a guitar

And other stories from the stranger side of life
12 Feb 2021
Why are so many people dying on Mount Everest?
Climbers on Mount Everest
In Brief

Why are so many people dying on Mount Everest?

Overcrowding and inexperience are blamed as season's death toll reaches 10
28 May 2019
How dangerous is Mount Everest?
Mount Everest
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How dangerous is Mount Everest?

Nepalese authorities hand out record number of climbing permits, prompting fears of ‘cataclysmic’ overcrowding
14 May 2019
China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists
Mount Everest
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China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists

Decision to limit number of visitors due to mounting waste problem at site
15 Feb 2019
Three die on Everest as dozens require medical aid
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In Brief

Three die on Everest as dozens require medical aid

Climbers Eric Arnold and Maria Strydom hit by altitude sickness day after Sherpa guide plunged to his death
23 May 2016
EVEREST: Are Sherpas put at risk by climbers?
Climbers on Mount Everest
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EVEREST: Are Sherpas put at risk by climbers?

Sherpa protests bring Everest climbing season to a halt after 16 die in avalanche
23 Apr 2014