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Mount Everest Deaths in 2012 by OutsideOnline

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In the 16 years since Into Thin Air, Mount Everest has become safer in many ways, with better storm forecasting and amazing high-altitude rescue helicopters. So why did 10 people die in 2012?

Not sure if this is about inherent danger or unnecessary risk.

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