A traffic jam of climbers on the Hillary Step of Everest. Photo: AFP

Climbing Everest: an expensive way to live and die

  • Climbers who have paid up to US$45,000 to summit Everest are often determined to succeed or die trying.
  • When they fail, it can cost even more to retrieve their bodies
Topic |   Expeditions and adventures

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A traffic jam of climbers on the Hillary Step of Everest. Photo: AFP
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