Ed Viesturs: A Perspective on EverestBy Rock and Ice | June 6th, 2014
Professional mountaineer, Ed Viesturs shares his perspective on the current state of climbing Mount Everest. On April 18 of this year, 16 Sherpas were killed in the Khumbu Icefall area on Everest, the most dangerous zone on the route. Since this tragedy, Sherpas have demanded more compensation for the dangerous work they do. Viesturs has summited Everest seven times and shares his opinion on the current state of Everest and the recent tragedy.