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Daily News: 12/20/99 Report
Q.) Should the bodies be left on Everest or
should someone bring the bodies down from the mountain? What do you think ?
A.) Something should be done, bring them down.
Yes, Good to bring bodies down.
Q.) You have told us you have concerns about
the payments made to the Sherpa climbers, tell us more...
A.) I am concerned about what the Sherpa guides
are paid compared to the western guides. I would like to see them get paid more
reasonably. More fair. Sherpa guides should be paid like western guides.
Q.) What about the environmental concerns on
A.) Getting better, bring down trash.
Q.) How bad a problem?
A.) Yes, Kathmandu worst.
Q.) What could "western people" do
more for the people of Nepal ? or should they stay away ?
A.) Western people are helping. Better to get
involved then not.
Daily News: 12/18/99 Report
His Q&A With the last set
to follow later
Daily News: 12/17/99 Report
- Good Causes: Everest Spring 2000
As we near the Christmas holiday and you plan your giving
for the New Year. EverestNews.com has adopted the below good causes as our "good
cause to promote" in Spring 2000.
You can help these expeditions to clean up Everest by making
your donations directly to them.
2000 Everest Environmental Expedition
And Graham Ratcliffe's Expedition:
Daily News: 12/16/99 Report
Our Everest Facts page has been
Soon EverestNews.com would like to keep a running list of
Summits of Everest.
Some interesting notes: No Sherpa climber has died when
descending without artificial oxygen.
Very few non-Sherpa climbers has reached the Summit of
Everest without the use of artificial oxygen.
We also hope to have a complete list of Everest Summits
posted by Spring 2000.
Daily News: 12/15/99 Report
- An Accident with Jordi Tosas
"Maybe today, You'll
read the news in English. At the moment, yesterday he was in a Spanish hospital being
operated on. He feels as well as you can in this situation, but he is always joking."
Jordi is a famous
- Bernard Voyer, who reached the Summit of Everest in Spring
1999, has published a new version of his web site: www.bernard-voyer.com
Nouvelle version, Vous etes invites a visiter la nouvelle version du site Internet
de Bernard Voyer, toujours a la meme adresse, www.bernard-voyer.com.
Plus de 100,000 personnes ont visite la version precedente. Vous y trouverez tout
sur l'ascension de l'Everest, sur la conquete du pole Sud, une galerie de photos, de
l'information concernant les conferences corporatives, scolaires et grand public,
des temoignages, de la science, . . . Tout un itineraire ! Partez a l'aventure
. . . ! An English version the site will be available in a short while.
- Please support EverestNews.com
sponsors in your Christmas shopping...
Daily News: 12/14/99 Report
Daily News: 12/13/99 Report
- Spring 2000 Everest Expeditions
Many experienced climbers are teaming up for an Everest
Cleanup expedition in Spring 2000. Check them out at :
2000 Everest Environmental Expedition
Our friend Robert Chang is very active in this expedition. EverestNews.com will be working
with the 2000 Everest Environmental Expedition to provide you News from Everest in Spring
The Expedition are also in need of corporate and individual
sponsors for cleanup. Rob said, "net proceeds go to non profits- we hope we can still
get support as all the individual proceeds go towards the direct cleanup ! (of
Check them out and if interested e-mail them ...
More soon on this expedition !
Daily News: 12/11/99 Report
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