Death At the Top of the World 

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Jon Kedrowski witnessed a deadly day on Mount Everest. Kedrowski, who’s a Colorado native, was trying to summit the world’s tallest mountain last month, but the weather turned. So he decided to turn back. On his way down, he passed several climbers who were dead or dying. Each time, Kedrowski had to make a difficult calculation: how much could he help without jeopardizing his own life? At least four people died on the mountain that day. Ryan Warner talks with Kedrowski. You can see Kedrowski's blog about the trip here.

[Photo: Jon Kedrowski]

[Jon Kedrowski holds one of the oxygen tanks he used to summit Mount Everest. Photo: Elise Thatcher]