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Triumph, tragedy and climate change: telling the stories of the Sherpas of Everest

Few communities have enjoyed the collective fame and individual obscurity of the Sherpas.

This minority group, living across the high-Himalaya border between Tibet (China) and Nepal, has become famous for its many world-class mountain climbers.

  • Ruth Gamble
  • The Conversation

The Sherpas first developed this reputation when in 1953, Tenzing Norgay summitted the world’s …

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