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In this photograph taken on May 19, 2009, unidentified mountaineers descend from the summit of Everest
Tuesday, May. 22, 2012

Open quoteDue to the delay and exhaustion some collapse on the peak. Tiredness leads to altitude sickness and it results in deaths in some cases. Close quote

  • former President of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, explaining the unusually high number of climbing deaths on Mount Everest this season
Photo: COURTESY OF PEMBA DORJE SHERPA / FILESSTR / AFP / Getty Images | Source: Hindustan Times