If climbers eyeing Mount Everest were intimidated by the possibility of death, they would have stopped a long time ago. Instead, they keep coming, in growing numbers, in defiance of the danger –- ... more 
If climbers eyeing Mount Everest were intimidated by the possibility of death, they would have stopped a long time ago. Instead, they keep coming, in growing numbers, in defiance of the danger –- and often because of it. “To some extent, in a perverse kind of way, it’s going to kind of increase the allure. History seems to show that a large number of deaths on the mountain, such as the 1996 blizzard that claimed eight climbers, chronicled in the book “Into Thin Air,” or the 11 who died in 2006, or the 10 who perished in 2012. less 
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