/ Everest tragedy Sherpa support fund
The American Alpine Club have started a support fund, please help if you can.
I assume the companies that turn a good profit from the hard working Sherpas will be making generous donations ! And also ensuring that the families left behind are well cared for.
Just wondering if anybody knows if there is any type of insurance for the lads if theyre directly employed by these companies or are they self-employed?
Not just the companies but the 100's of punters who pay their $40K ish to go to the worlds highest and busiest rubbish tip who utterly depend on otheres to drag them up!
Real shame the noble sherpas ultimately allways pay the price.
I'm not quite comfortable with this yet. They are proud people, I am not sure if this wouldn't cause offence.
This requires signing up for the American Alpine Club fwiw, may want to wait for an alternative if you don't want to do that.
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