Nepal agreed to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster. A ... more 
Nepal agreed to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster. A boycott would throw the lucrative Everest climbing season into doubt. There are about 400 foreign climbers from 39 expedition teams assembling at base camp and waiting for the May climbing window to open. The government quickly said it would pay the family of each Sherpa who died 40,000 rupees, or about $415. less 
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Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:40 AM EDT