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Latest News Wires Mount Everest avalanche triggers calls for sherpa boycott

Mount Everest avalanche: A Sherpa boycott could critically disrupt the Everest climbing season, which is key to the livelihood of thousands of Nepali guides and porters.

By Binaj GurubacharyaAssociated Press / April 21, 2014

Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliestavalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.