Some of the guides have reportedly packed up to leave. Shaken by the deaths last week of 16 Sherpas, many don't want to climb this year. Negotiators are headed to Everest's base camp.
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Last week, at least 13 of the Nepalese guides were killed in an avalanche. Sherpas have been discussing a boycott of the climbing season if they aren't given more insurance and other aid.
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