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Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season KATMANDU, Nepal Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the 16 lives lost in Everest's deadliest disaster.
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Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest's base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout following the mountain's deadliest disaster, as some expedition companies announced that they were canceling their climbs this season.
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Sherpas boycott Mount Everest: Is climbing season over? In the aftermath of Everest's deadliest disaster, many of the Sherpa mountain guides currently in Mount Everest base camps are packing and leaving. Nepal's government appeared to have agreed to some of the Sherpas' demands.
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Nepal Meets Sherpas' Demands After Deadly Avalanche Nepal's government agreed on Tuesday to compensation demands for Mount Everest sherpas, after the single deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain killed at least 13 guides. Expedition leaders said tension was running high at Everest base camp a
Voice of America | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Photos of the Day: April 22 In photos picked Tuesday by Wall Street Journal editors, a woman lights an oil lamp in Nepal, a boxer demands a title fight, a girl scavenges in a dump site in the Philippines, and more.
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Who Are Nepal's Sherpas? Members of this Nepalese community are renowned for their climbing skills and remarkable endurance at high altitudes. They are paid well by local standards, but it's a job fraught with risk.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Angry Sherpas to Ditch Everest Following Tragedy KATMANDU, Nepal Most Sherpas mountain guides have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the lives lost last week in Everest's deadliest disaster.
MSNBC | 14 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nepal's Sherpas halt Everest climbing season Mountain guides decide to stop expedition to world's highest peak in honour of fellow guides killed in avalanche.
Al Jazeera | 15 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nepal agrees relief fund for Sherpa climbers after Everest boycott threat Sherpa relief fund agreed by Nepal after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster that has left up to 16 dead
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Nepal Agrees to Sherpa Demands as Everest Strike Looms KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal agreed Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster.
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