The Deadly Logistics of Climbing Everest

Published on December 2, 2018
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References:
[1] https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2013/05/29/stairway-to-heaven
[2] https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/05/28/530204187/the-science-behind-the-super-abilities-of-sherpas
[3] http://eu.montana.edu/pdf/outreach/msuscizone30.pdf
[4] https://www.outsideonline.com/1922431/everest-deaths-how-many-sherpas-have-been-killed
[5] https://www.economist.com/prospero/2015/12/11/the-price-the-sherpas-pay-for-westerners-to-climb-everest
[6] https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/conquering-everest-60-facts-about-the-worlds-tallest-mountain-8632372.html

Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther (http://www.Haerther.net)
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster

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Select footage courtesy the AP Archive

Footage Attributions (all clips Creative Commons or Copyright free):
Everest peak footage courtesy Tony King
Base Camp and helicopter rescue footage courtesy the Institute of Physics
Sherpa, basecamp kitchen, and khumbu icefall courtesy Ben M Jones
Khumbu icefall fall shot courtesy MixInfo
Everest time-lapse courtesy Amit Haware
Hillary step footage courtesy Qingyu men

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