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Mount Everest

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posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 04:00 PM
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Journey to the summit of Mt Everest in 3D
Enjoy!
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posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 04:06 PM
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Oh thank you. I follow the climb every year, mostly just to observe the sociology of it.



posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 04:09 PM
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Very nice, recommended for viewing.
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posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 08:54 PM
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originally posted by: violet
Journey to the summit of Mt Everest in 3D
Enjoy!


That's pretty cool... I still would never risk that climb. Just watching the trail from base camp up, I felt anxiety...



posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 09:06 PM
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Thank you Violet. You rock and that was awesome!



posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 09:20 PM
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Violet, thanks for posting. Pretty awesome, frightening too. I actually got a chill when it showed the icefall area.



posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 09:30 PM
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This is cool thanks a bunch, was just reading about people that are there permenatly



posted on Jul, 27 2014 @ 09:48 PM
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Thanks violet, that was very interesting to see...

I was also completely unaware of the recent avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas until now.

Below is a couple of videos for anyone else who missed the story:




posted on Jul, 28 2014 @ 12:09 AM
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a reply to: amazing
Your welcome, and you're amazing!



posted on Jul, 28 2014 @ 12:25 AM
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Thanks for posting the videos.


I saw an IMAX film on it, years ago. Best IMAX film I've seen.

It's a dangerous place to climb, the avalanche risk is high and altitudes can cause endema to the lungs, difficulty breathing. Helicopters are limited, due to the blades ceasing up. If something happens, help isn't that easy to get.

Climbers give up part way. Or die




A Lucrative But Deadly Job Grayson Schaffer, senior editor of Outside magazine, has written extensively on Sherpas. He says that over the past 15 years, at least as many Sherpas were "disabled by rockfall, frostbite, and altitude-related illnesses like stroke and edema" as have died while working in Nepal's mountains.

"According to the Himalayan Database, which keeps track of such things, 174 climbing Sherpas have died while working in the mountains in Nepal — 15 in the past decade on Everest alone," Schaffer wrote in an article published last July, "The Disposable Man: A Western History of Sherpas on Everest."


"There's no other service industry in the world that so frequently kills and maims its workers for the benefit of paying clients," he wrote.

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posted on Jul, 28 2014 @ 12:57 AM
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that was great.

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posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 12:50 PM
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originally posted by: amazing
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Thank you Violet. You rock and that was awesome!



Amazing words amazing.

Exactly what I wanted to say


Thanks Violet



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