During the "very rare" high-altitude rescue, Gelje Sherpa saw the Malaysian climber clinging to a rope and shivering from extreme cold in the area called the "death zone", where temperatures can dip below minus 30°C.
They are the most energy-efficient load-carriers in the world.
On 18 April 2014, the deadliest avalanche to occur on the world's highest peak near Everest Base Camp killed at least sixteen Nepalese guides.
Updated from: Mt. Everest Avalanche: Latest Updates Of The Deadliest Everest Accident Ever
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