Terrifying New Videos Emerge of Avalanche at Everest Base Camp

Nepal is a beautiful country, and well worth the visit. In fact, we’ve written about it before as one of the best places to visit in 2015, mainly due to the excellent adventuring opportunities for brave travelers. But, we are often reminded just how dangerous adventuring can be. After a 7.6 earthquake hit the country on Saturday, these unlucky climbers found themselves in the path of a massive avalanche and were lucky to escape alive. It’s estimated at least 17 people died, with more still missing.

A video posted earlier in the day shows the perspective from climbers at the Everest base camp: