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Ueli Steck free-climbing the Lhotse wall during his first acclimatization round on Everest this spring.
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Everest brawl: Ueli going home

Posted: Apr 29, 2013 04:30 am EDT

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(Newsdesk) Climbers have dispatched over the weekend about a fistfight between Simone Moro's group and Sherpas fixing rope to C3. Sherpas claim the trio kicked ice on them while they were working on the Lhotse wall.In a press release to Italian Montagna.tv Moro says his team climbed up the Lhotse wall well beside the fixed rope and then traversed to high camp at which point the rope fixing Sherpa leader became angry. Commotion ensued after which the lead Sherpa ordered his 17 men to descend. The climbers say they didn't...

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