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Tag: Central Washington University


Central Washington professor helps climbers during deadly weekend on Mount Everest

The Associated Press is reporting that at least three people died attempting to summit Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, over the weekend. A Central Washington University professor was reportedly near the summit and supplied help to some climbers.

From the Associated Press:

Three climbers died and two others were missing while descending from the summit of Mount Everest – a toll that raised concerns about overcrowding in the “death zone” at the top of the world’s tallest peak.

The deadly weekend unfolded as an estimated 150 climbers tried to reach the top Friday and Saturday as they rushed to

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