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Author Topic: The State of Everest  (Read 477 times)

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The State of Everest
« on: May 23, 2012, 06:00:51 AM »

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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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If it's overhanging, I'm probably off-route.

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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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