At least 11 have died this year climbing Mt Everest

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  1. RoyBGood

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    ^:lol: Made my day! (or: 'Oh the huge space debris!')
     
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    I have never taken a pee in the ocean. It's sacred space for divers. If you want pee go to a beachfront hotel that's packed with small children. Why are you focused on pee and sweat? I don't want to know.

    No flipper prints. Stepping on anything is taboo. There is life everywhere. Coral grows at 1/4-1" per year and the 1" is rare. Touching coral is extremely taboo. You could learn swear words in new languages if you were on a dive boat cruising out past vacationers who are sitting on the reefs in low tide. Those people should go climb Everest unprepared. See what I did there?
     
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    I grew up 6 miles from Rib Mountain. You have no idea what goes on up there in the dark in summer. God I miss being 18. I was dating a cheerleader Blowtorch :lol:
     
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    It is all under water now....mostly undiscovered
     
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    I'll continue to giggle at people who are blinded by their desire to accomplish something in spite of the idiocy of it whenever I observe it. And as far as an acceptable way to die, freezing to death while gasping for air sounds like a real drag.

    Wing suit. What a glorious rush...and if you go it'll be quick.
     
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    Pre-teens, the elderly, the blind and paraplegics have all "summited" Everest. When they build an actual escalator to the top (instead of the current sherpascalator), there will still be fools with more money than sense that believe this to be a feat.
     
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    When I want to venture up into the heights I just take my sales team to the top of the Hancock tower during trade shows.

    The elevator costs $15 and they have gelato and booze on the top.

    That’s love man. Salted Carmel Gelato and lots of wine with the team.

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    Mountain climbing indeed.....barbarians.

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    So no one has linked to the pics of bodies on Mt Everest? Great restraint on the part of TDPRI members!
     
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    we're all classy that way

    (and most not tech-savvy enough to know how....shhhhh....:))
     
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    I'd hate to be stuck in a queue up there on the Night of the Everest Zombie Rising...:eek:

    the mountain of lost souls takes it's revenge.......:D
     
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    Based what what the developers/experts of helicopters tell me (and what I've seen here and there) if we could somehow upgrade the helicopters to take off and land from there, the accidents would be so numerous that the death toll from that would be higher.
     
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    Google Green Boots.

    I just realized I set the stage for a horrible memory if the friend perishes, which I don't think he will. That's a different element though. Thin air. I know he's fit enough, but being in something called the DEATH ZONE isn't particularly appealing to me.

    Having maintained a couple resort pools/tubs that got a massive amount of use & code browns, the urine is the least of your worries. The chemicals that go in are worse.
     
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    Uh well you know.

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    Human excrement and garbage litter the place oh and of course corpses
     
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    It's a dirt poor country separating fools from money that is much needed there. I do not expect Nepal to be the nannys to a bunch of rich fools. I do feel badly for the poor people who take the sherpa work for the value it can provide to their families, risking their own lives in the process.
     
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    I think they leave some still standing for taking selfies with.
    Depends what package you pay for. A Selfie with a frozen corpse probably comes in the Deluxe Everest experience package.

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