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The State of Everest
« on: May 23, 2012, 06:00:51 AM »
"Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you will be a mile away from them and you will have their shoes."

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Re: The State of Everest
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012, 02:26:01 PM »
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1827215/Guiding-Everest-is-not-morally-defensible

This thread started by Jim Donini about commercialization, guide pressures/obligations, dumbing down of technical difficulties, etc on Everest.
Interesting reading and perspectives.

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Re: The State of Everest
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2012, 03:50:25 PM »
I saw that supertaco thread to, interesting thread.  Donini's perspective is always great. 

Speaking of the taco, anyone see that Honold solo's the west face of el cap!!!!

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"Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you will be a mile away from them and you will have their shoes."