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Everest – The Summit Climb

The summit approach on the world's tallest peak, shot on a Canon 5D

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Experience the final push to the roof of the world firsthand, as climbers approach the summit of Everest. The peak has already taken the lives of five climbers this month alone, notably 35-year-old Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki, who was on his eighth Everest attempt sans oxygen when he perished.

Well over 300 climbers and their Sherpa guides are attempting Everest this month. May marks the peak of the season, with the vast majority of all Everest summits occurring during the latter portion of the month.

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