Dozens of Sherpas leave Everest following deadly avalanche; some expeditions cancel climbs

  • by: BINAJ GURUBACHARYA , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM

KATMANDU, Nepal — Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits.

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