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1996 Mount Everest Disaster

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The 1996 Mount Everest disaster refers to the events of 10–11 May 1996 when eight people were caught in a blizzard and died on Mount Everest during summit attempts In the entire season fifteen people died trying to reach the summit making these the deadliest day and the deadliest year on Mount Everest until the sixteen fatalaties of the 2014 Mount Everest avalanche The 1996 disaster gained wide publicity and raised questions about the commercialization of Everest

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