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Pro-Alpinists Have Mixed Reactions, Questions about Everest Brawl

Posted: May 02, 2013 08:18 am EDT

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(By Nick Boudreau) While the names of Ueli Steck, Simone Moro, Jon Griffith and the commercial guides have dominated the news, other professional alpinists are using social media to say their piece about the Everest incident. Steve House and Stephen Koch are just a couple climbers who are weighing in with their opinions. Here is some of their commentary via Twitter and Facebook: Steve House (via Twitter) “I can see that the Everest workers/sherpas could feel threatened by what they see as the 'emergence' of...

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