Life on the Himalayan trail just days before a disastrous snowstorm - The Washington Post
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A heavy blizzard and an avalanche had torn through the pass, killing at least 40 people, in what was one of the deadliest disasters on the Himalayan trail. We’d never even considered that we could be in any real danger. But the challenges of life along the trail in a poor, developing part of the world were never hard to see.