Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tshering Sherpa on the lower slopes of Everest earlier this season. Photo: Babu Sunuwar

Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tshering Sherpa on the lower slopes of Everest earlier this season. Photo: Babu Sunuwar

Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tshering Sherpa on the lower slopes of Everest earlier this season. Photo: Babu Sunuwar

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