Everest - Traffic chokes the Hillary Step on May Some climbers spent as long as two hours at this rock wall below the summit, losing body heat. Even so, 234 people reached the top on this day. Four climbers died.
This is the Tibetan side of Mount Everest where tents are pitched in deep snow. This is how they had their tents set up in the book, and this helps me visualize the setting and scene of the book better.
Body of Renowned Mountain Climber Found in the Himalayas