The Ice Doctors are in

11th April, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

If you’ve been to the top of Mount Everest, then you know how difficult and death-defying it can be.It’s less death-defying than it used to be. Less death-defying, that is, unless you’re a Sherpa guide.Dozens have perished in the past few years, and because Pemba Sherpa and others grew weary of watching their friends die, they created a training program for Sherpa guides — Ice Doctors — leading clients through the Khumbu Ice Fall.“It is one of the riskiest jobs in climbing,” said Pemba Sherpa. “These guys are the reason most people get past the most important and dangerous part …

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