Asia: South & Central Sherpas head back to Everest, leaving bitter protests behind

An avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas last year sparked protest over working conditions and pay, shutting down the rest of the 2014 season for international climbers.


After a year of protest over safety and pay, Nepal’s intrepid Sherpas are brushing aside concerns raised by last April’s avalanche on Mount Everest and say they are ready to work again.