Everest’s Deadliest Day: A Panel Discussion
An expert panel of the world’s top mountaineers discuss the events leading up to the recent avalanche that claimed the lives of 16 climbing Sherpas on Mt. Everest, and what this means for the future of Himalayan climbing and the economy of Nepal.
- Doug Scott, CBE - the father of alpine-style mountaineering, and the first Briton to summit Mt. Everest.
- Rebecca Stephens - first British woman to summit Mt. Everest and Chair of the Himalayan Trust UK.
- Ed Douglas - journalist and author of Chomolungma Sings the Blues and Tenzing: Hero of Everest.
- Simon Lowe - Managing Director of Jagged Globe, a climbing company that lost Sherpas in the avalanche.
- Dawa Steven Sherpa - Nepalese Sherpa and environmentalist who has summited Mt. Everest twice.
The discussion will be facilitated by dZi Foundation Nepal Country Director, Ben Ayers.
START: 7:00 pm - Doors and bar open at 6:00 | FINISH: 9.00 pm
Photo Credit: Grayson Shaffer