Image of Asia: Avalanche at Everest Base Camp

September 10, 2015 12:29 PM

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In this photo by Tashi Sherpa, an avalanche lands at Everest base camp in front of Khumbutse, Changtse and Lho La peaks in Nepal.

The world's highest mountain was opened to climbers last month for the first time since a deadly avalanche hit base camp during April's devastating earthquake. A Japanese climber was the first to get a license and was aiming to reach the peak in mid-September. Autumn is considered a riskier time tha...

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