Sherpas May Add Ladder At Top Of Everest

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•22 May 30, 2013

Aiming to ease congestion and increase the number of climbers they can take to the top of the mountain, Sherpa guides are considering adding a ladder to the nearly vertical 40-foot final ascent at the peak of Mount Everest. What do you think?

  • “They want you to climb a 40-foot ladder? That’s terrifying!”

    Marley Lyster –
    Carbon Lamp Cleaner

  • “Someone slipping off one of those icy rungs is a lawsuit just waiting to happen.”

    Brian Croughwell –
    Offal Separator

  • “God, can these Sherpas get any lazier?”

    Erik Ruge –
    Motorcycle Racer