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2 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Everest climbing season in doubt after avalanche

Fire Weather Watch issued April 22 at 3:23PM EDT expiring April 23 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Annes, Talbot Fire Weather Watch issued April 22 at 3:12PM EDT expiring April 23 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester Fire Weather Watch issued April 22 at 2:29PM EDT expiring April 23 at ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Iceland Review

Icelandic Everest Climber Quits Following Deadly Avalanche

Vilborg Arna GissurardA3ttir, one of two Icelanders at Everest Base Camp, says she cannot justify continuing her quest for the summit under the circumstances.

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10 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

Adventurer hopes to continue climb after Everest avalanche

A COTSWOLD woman's expedition to climb Mount Everest is in doubt following a deadly avalanche which killed 16 Sherpas.

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14 hrs ago | This is Local London

Fundraising duo descended Base Camp Everest hours before avalanche

A fundraising father and son have arrived safely back in Britain after descending from Base Camp Everest hours before an avalanche killed 16 Sherpa climbing guides.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi firm cans Everest trip after deadly avalanche

Thirteen Sherpa and Nepalese were killed in the avalanche, and another three remain missing, presumed dead.

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Mt. Everest Hopeful Saw Friend Killed, Now Works for Sherpas

Ed Marzec spent two years and more than $100,000 in an attempt to climb Mount Everest, only to get as close as a high altitude base camp where an avalanche killed his friend and crushed his ambition to reach the peak.

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The Miami Herald

Discovery to chronicle Everest avalanche

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear

On Everest, everybody knows that the Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, since the first great Everest mountaineer, George Mallory, turned away from the Khumbu Icefall in 1921, insisting it was impossible to pass.

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National Public Radio

Fearing The Icefall: On Everest, Dangers Are Clear

On Everest, everybody knows that the Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, since the first great Everest mountaineer, George Mallory, turned away from the Khumbu Icefall in 1921, insisting it was impossible to pass.

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Cinema Blend News

Live Everest Jump Special Cancelled By Discovery Following Deadly Avalanche

One of the most exciting aspects about live television is the 'anything goes' mantra that comes along with it, as some of the best parts of a concert or awards ceremony are the things no one could have planned.

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International Business Times

Queensland Teen Alyssa Azar to Reach Mt. Everest Summit Despite 'Deadly Avalanche'

Doctors expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standby near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

MH370 air search called off

THOUSANDS of tormented spirits haunt its shores and tourists are banned from visiting.

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Prince George Citizen

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster as funerals planned for 13 dead

In this May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions, climbers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas.

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Inside Bay Area

Northern California man says he was on Everest during fatal avalanche

Kenwood, Calif., contractor Jon Reiter said his Sherpa guide pushed him behind some ice blocks and out of harm's way after the avalanche struck.

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MDJonline.com

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.

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Iol.co.za

Talk of another avalanche at Everest

Two South African climbers were heading back to base camp after talk of a possible second avalanche on Mount Everest, an update on the Facebook page for the mountaineers read on Monday.

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CNN

Mount Everest climbing season up in air after avalanche deaths

Just days away from the beginning of the busiest climbing season of the year at Mount Everest, expeditions are unsure whether climbs on the world's highest peak will go ahead.

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Oxford Times

Ex-mayor avoids Everest avalanche

FORMER Chipping Norton mayor Jan Meek has texted her husband to reassure him she was not caught up in the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 13 guides.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Everest avalanche won't stop Alyssa

A QUEENSLAND teenager who narrowly escaped being a victim in the avalanche that rocked Mt Everest plans to continue with her climb, her father says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Appeal launched for families of Everest avalanche victims

The Himalayan Trust has launched an appeal to help the families of the Sherpa climbers killed in a devastating avalanche on Mt Everest.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

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