Is the Hillary Step Gone? Everest2017

Is the Hillary Step Gone? A controversy has arisen during Everest2017 over whether or not the famous Hillary Step outcrop on Mount Everest has collapsed.

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What are Sherpa Guides?

Sherpas, quite simply put, are the people of the mountains, a native Nepalese race of remote village people who have, over time, moved their settlements to elevated locations near the base of the Himalayan Mountains. They serve as guides on Himalayan expeditions and as porters, transporting the equipment of climbers and expedition groups up to the mountains from nearer villages like Lobuche.

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