KATHMANDU, NEPAL — An American lawyer died Monday while descending Mount Everest, marking the 11th death so far this year.
Another American, three Indians, two British, and two Irish climbers died while climbing the Nepali side of the summit. Two others died on the Tibetan route.
As the once-elusive Mount Everest has become increasingly popular, overcrowding has taken a toll, and not just on the landscape. Eleven climbers have died during this spring's climbing season so far,..