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Mt. Everest / Mountain Climbers #1023763

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 25, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The dangers facing the horde of climbers on Mt. Everest featured; scenes and photos shown; details given about how Israeli Nadav Ben-Yehuda†† abandoned his goal of reaching the summit to save Aydin Irmak††, who brought his bicycle; photo shown of Canadian Shirya Shah††, who died on the mountain. [Voice of “Outside” magazine writer Grayson SCHAFFER†– describes the criticism of Irmak.] [Former Everest climber Alison LEVINE††- notes people often have no energy for the descent.]

Pelley, Scott;
Rooney, Brian

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