“It was one of the most arresting viral photos of the year: a horde of climbers clogged atop Mount Everest. But it only begins to capture the deadly realities of what transpired that day at 29,000 feet. These are the untold accounts of the people who were there.” Joshua Hammer in GQ: Chaos at the Top of the World. (I’m a pear-shaped, screen-addicted Jew whose mother warned him to be careful scaling the stairs between the floors in our house. Overcrowding at the top of Everest is not a story to which I can relate.)