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Monday, June 25, 2018

No Plans To Search For Bodies Of Mount Rainier Climbers, Officials Say

By Maria L. La Ganga and Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times EATONVILLE, Wash. — As family members of six climbers believed to have died in a catastrophic fall on Mount Rainier made their way to Washington state, officials said there are no plans to actively search for the bodies because of the treacherous terrain. “All indications […]

June 2, 2014

Climbers Pack Up As Sherpas Say They Won’t Go Up Everest

By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times MUMBAI, India — Scores of mountaineers were departing Mount Everest on Thursday after Nepalese officials failed to break an impasse with anguished Sherpa guides who want to halt climbing following last week’s devastating avalanche. A meeting at Everest base camp between Sherpas and Nepalese government officials ended with no change […]

April 24, 2014