This article is a little eerie and yet its fascinating, especially with the tough times Everest has had over the past few years including these
And this season's Earthquake Mount Everest avalanche video - Nepal Earthquake - late but a snapshot
The stories that came out of Everest last year when the Sherpas were caught in the avalanche and the turmoil that ensued after it have given me a deeper understanding(I think) and respect for those who rely on climbers to make a living. It also makes me a little sick over the way the government handles things, or doesn't.
So, the article I linked in the first line of this thread made me think about the difference in the people who climbed Everest in the 1920's compared to those who are climbing today.