|Dangerous Mt. Everest (Kristoffer Erickson/news.nationalgeographic.com)|
|Yeti hunters, Everest, 1954 (dailymail.co.uk)|
They earn a mere $3,000-5,000 risking their lives helping others scale the mountain during each two-to-three-month climbing season. They do on a regular basis what others pay to accomplish just once in a lifetime, putting their lives at great risk for affluent clients due to poverty they are never able to emerge from.
|Tibet's Rongbuk Buddhist monastery with Mt. Everest in background (wiki commons)|
|Who climbs Mt. Everest without a Sherpa?|