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Fight on Everest sparks police probe

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that's also a record?

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@ some14some - worlds highest brawl, surely?! If they can keep nonsense records like hot-dog speed eating - then this, too, deserves to be in the Guinness Book!

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Things just snowballed and then it was all downhill from there.

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Ya... That's a very dangerous situation. A trip like that requires team work. If you have any malice towards the people you're climbing with, you probably should reconsider the climb for your and their safety.

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Some people think they are on top of the world and give others the cold shoulder.

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So, a couple arrogant Europeans got stoned, but didn't get high.

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"“The Sherpas told the team not to climb above them while they were fixing the ropes but they did it anyway. Then some ice fell and hit the Sherpas, which made them angry,” he said."

Not surprised the Europeans got kicked back down the mountain. High altitudes and egos are a bad mix.

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I wonder if when signing up with a Sherpas group, are the Sherpas required to stay with the climbers all the way to the summit? If something happens to the climbers, are the Sherpas legally responsible?

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It was a labor dispute over money...even in Shangri-la it's all about the doe ray me.

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