Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia
Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia
Nepal

Sherpa who retrieved body from Mount Everest death zone recalls dangerous mission, as peak’s reopening to climbers draws near

  • Mount Everest has claimed 300 lives, and 150 bodies remain on its slopes because of the expense and danger of retrieving them; a 2017 recovery cost US$200,000
  • Ahead of the opening of the climbing season this autumn, authorities and climbing guides are unsure if or when more bodies will be brought down its slopes

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Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia
Green Boots is the name given to the unidentified body of this climber, one of 300 who lost their lives on the mountain. Photo: Wikipedia
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