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Most Sherpas to Abandon Everest After Tragedy

Most of the Nepalese Sherpa mountain guides have decided to leave Mount Everest for the rest of the climbing season, which was set to run through May, leaving mountaineers at base camp uncertain about what will happen next.Their action comes in the wake of the deadly avalanche Friday that killed 16 Sherpas as they were trying to fix ropes and crack snow and ice to carve out a route for foreign climbers. Earlier Tuesday, Nepal's government appeared to agree to some of the Sherpas'...

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