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Polish Lhotse expedition Sherpa Temba and Tenzing in high camp.
Image by Artur Hajzer courtesy http://polskihimalaizmzimowy.pl, SOURCE
Kuriki in Kathmandu hospital with serious frostbite a few days back.
Image by Kuriki Yama courtesy Kuriki Yama
Temba Sherpa, 39, on the Lhotse wall. He is survived by three children.
Image by Agna Bielecka courtesy http://polskihimalaizmzimowy.pl, SOURCE

The toll of difficult: Everest and Lhotse wrap

Posted: Oct 25, 2012 07:31 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) The 8000 meter peaks in Nepal closed the fall 2012 season with a few more chapters. The Polish attempt on Lhotse is over. Sadly the expedition lost a member on the climb.Most climbers had already descended when expedition leader Artur Hajzer went on final summit push with two Sherpa. At 8250 meters Tenzing Sherpa's fingers had turned white and Artur decided to abort. Hajzer came down with Tenzing; Temba followed on his own. Near high camp on the Lhotse wall, Hajzer and Tenzing spotted Temba's ice pick. Only...

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