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"It was just like two minutes," says Jangbu Sherpa, remembering that horrible spring morning on Mount Everest.
Using last weeks lesson , you've located the avalanche victim with the prob. Now its time for the most exhausting part of any rescue, shoveling them out.
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The bodies of three climbers who died in a fall on Mount Rainier in May were removed Tuesday from a debris field on the Carbon Glacier, below Liberty Ridge, park officials said.
The best mate of a climber killed in an avalanche has defended him, saying it was a tragedy that could have happened to anyone.
Climbers need to better appreciate terrain risks after a young father was killed by an avalanche at The Remarkables a year ago, a coroner says.
"You're just going to have to batten down the hatches and finish what you started here, my friend."
Patrol staff at The Remarkables spent most of yesterday probing the snowpack and heli-bombing steeper aspects after nearly a metre of snow fell this week.
For Lakpa Rita Sherpa, there was no question. After five of his men died on the side of Everest in the avalanche that swept down its slopes on April 18, he had two things to do - take the body of a friend home, and then come back to Base Camp to tell his team that for him, the season was over.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 02:21 pm
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