NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: SHERPAS: MM8281_130524_02355

Climbing Sherpas huddle together in a mess tent to decide who will make the last runs across the Khumbu Ice Fall to collect the gear from Camp 2, 3, and 4, and also who will attempt a body rescue just below the summit.

Climbing Sherpas huddle together in a mess tent to decide who will make the last runs across the Khumbu Ice Fall to collect the gear from Camp 2, 3, and 4, and also who will attempt a body rescue just below the summit.