From "into thin air" Climbers descend from the summit of Mount Everest on May as the clouds of a storm that killed several other climbers that day gather below them (right). Source: Scott Fischer/Woodfin Camp and Associates.
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Picture of by Ang Tshering Lama - the tallest peak on the planet. Also, Hillary Step who?