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43 min 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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Related Topix: Nepal, Asia, World News

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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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia

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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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

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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Related Topix: Television

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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Related Topix: Kenwood, CA

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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Related Topix: Nepal, Asia, World News

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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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England,

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

Hollywood Reporter

Discovery Cancels 'Everest Jump Live' After Avalanche Deaths

The televised jump from climber Joby Ogwyn is canceled after a deadly Friday tragedy on Mt.

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SFGate

Surviving Everest avalanche

The avalanche that killed at least thirteen sherpas is pictured as it barrels down a mountain in the Mount Everest Region on April 18, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

Survivors recall chaos, fear in Everest avalanche

Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.

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