At least six climbers are dead after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mt. Everest on Friday (local time) and hit a route used to ascent the world's highest peak, officials said.
|Gathering at base camp before ascent to peak|
|The avalanche hit below Camp 2 around 6:30 am Friday morning (iantaylortrekking.com)|
|Pem Dorje Sherpa on Everest, May 2005|
Four of the Sherpas are still missing and feared dead after what is thought to be the deadliest incident to ever occur on [what is allegedly] the world's highest mountain. [That title might belong to K2/Ketu].
|Buddhist/Bon Sherpa family, Himalayas, Nepal|