Although the climbing industry has taken a heavy toll on Sherpa families, it has also brought income and opportunity.
Sherpas talk about why they risk such danger—such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed
16 expedition workers on April 18, 2014—to help climbers summit difficult peaks.

role: videography, audio / Nepal 2014 / National Geographic

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