knapplc wrote:I read where Sir Edmund Hillary ripped into those people in another article. It's like some sort of code, like ships always answer another ship's S.O.S.
I'd like to know what they were thinking.
Its a code with Hardcore climbers.
A good majority of those climbing Everest are Rich rich rich people who ran a marathon once so think they can climb. So they really aren't relaly climbers.
Real climbers climb k2 and peaks in the Andes.
Everest isn't the hardest mountain out there by far. I'm not saying it wouldn't kill me but alot of people who climb it are not the same people who climb Siula Grande or K2