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spyboy
06-03-2010, 07:49 AM
Wow, this is depressing, but he did make the summit before going blind.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/everest-team-forced-to-leave-sick-british-climber-to-die-1988979.html

CHRIS
06-03-2010, 09:46 AM
Very sad. Must be hard for the Sherpas to have to leave somebody to die.

Snow Miser
06-03-2010, 04:33 PM
That is a sad story. I suppose when one attempts to climb one of those peaks, there has to be a certain amount of awareness that there is a good chance you won't come back home. For some, the chance to stand on top of the world may be worth it.

Kind of like what those who will be the first to travel to Mars will deal with internally.

Charlie
06-03-2010, 05:35 PM
it is sad but at some point when some one goes there to climb you will be walking over body's