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Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules

Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly season on the world's highest peak.

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

'There is just not enough monitoring at the high camps to ensure the mountain stays clean.'

British DJ hosts world's highest party on Everest

Top British DJ Paul Oakenfold braves thinning air and freezing temperatures to host the 'highest party on earth' at Everest base camp, playing to around 100 climbers.
April 16, 2017 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Everest safety under scrutiny as third climber dies in as many days

A 43-year-old Indian mountaineer has died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, in the third fatality on the world's tallest mountain in as many days since climbing resumed after last year's avalanche tragedy at Base Camp.
May 23, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7
 
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