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Debate rages whether or not Hillary Step has fallen off

Officials and climbers continue to argue whether or not an iconic chunk of Everest got dislodged during the 2015 earthquake. While the government maintains that Hillary Step-a rocky outcrop jutting out of the slopes of Everest just below the summit-remains intact, mountaineers who have been there say that it has fallen off. Debate rages whether or not Hillary Step has fallen off
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : May 24, 2018
Updated at : May 24, 2018 20:57
Kathmandu

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.


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