“The worse things that happen, the more people come.”

Outside online: Dave Morton Is Quitting Everest. Maybe. (It’s Complicated.) By Abe Streep.

“After two years of unimaginable tragedy, everyone from outfitters and Sherpas to would-be climbers and the Nepalese government is questioning the future of commercial mountaineering. And then there’s Morton, a veteran guide who spent the past year asking: What happens when you try to leave the world’s most lucrative mountain forever?”

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