Colorado Mountaineers Make Their Way Home From Everest

On the morning of April 25, Coloradans woke up to news of a tragedy unfolding halfway around the world, as a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake shuttered through Nepal near the capital of Kathmandu, and unleashed avalanches on the famed Mount Everest in the Himalayas. With Colorado’s soaring peaks and outdoors ethos, it’s not surprising that the state is home to many mountaineers and trekkers who were in Nepal at the time of the quake and are still trying to find their way home.

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