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    Abandoned on Everest

    Creepy story about abandoned corpses left on Mt. Everest

    a sea of lead, a sky of slate: Abandoned on Everest



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Not a bad place to stay forever. Its a place you get left behind for the safety of others.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Yea, I just saw the Everest movie at the IMAX and this the custom.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Should be well preserved.


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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    They bring down some corpses from time to time, but it's not surprising that the dead get left behind in such a hostile environment (assuming folks know where people died).

    However, what is troubling are the stories of groups to putting their aspirations of reaching the summit before the lives of fellow climbers.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    be a bit intimidating climbing past that I'd guess.


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    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    be a bit intimidating climbing past that I'd guess.
    very interesting..good find.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    That last picture is pretty gruesome.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Great read, thanks for posting. Check out some of that guys other stories, they are good too.


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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    What a eerie blog. I just read the Chernobyl posting. If you have time read every post.... fascinating.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    I think we should just leave people where they die as common practice. Ill probably die at my office computer so that would be weird.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I think we should just leave people where they die as common practice. Ill probably die at my office computer so that would be weird.
    That strip club is really going to lose some of its ambience with my corpse sitting by the main stage.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    I wont be eating any rotisserie chicken for a while.



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    Re: Abandoned on Everest

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    That strip club is really going to lose some of its ambience with my corpse sitting by the main stage.
    Hopefullly the strippers are still nice enough to return your wallet.



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