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Climber from 1st Canadian expedition talks Everest deaths

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A Canadian was among a group of climbers who died Saturday while descending from the 8,850-metre Everest summit. (CBC)
Mount Everest has become a busy place.

When Canadian,Shriya Shah-Klorfine, died Saturday, she was one of about 150 climbers who tried to reach the mountain's summit that day.

It was a lot less crowded in 1982 when the first Canadian expedition reached the top of Everest.  

Pat Morrow was the photographer on that trip. He went on to become the first person to climb the famed seven summits - the highest peak on each of the seven continents.

Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with Pat Morrow from his home in Invermere.
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