Photo Gallery: Traffic Jam in the Death Zone
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Photo Gallery: Traffic Jam in the Death Zone

Congestion in the Death Zone The Story Behind another Deadly Year on Everest

This year was the deadliest on Mount Everest since 12 climbers died on the mountain in 1996. But storms and avalanches were not the culprit. Instead, congestion in the Death Zone combined with inexperience resulted in a half-dozen deaths in just one May weekend.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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