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Everest. Buddhists believe a goddess lives in the mountain and she decides who summits, who doesn't, who makes it down safely, and who doesn't. She doesn't take kindly to big egos or those who try to "conquer" her. Humble respect always.

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Mount Everest Pictures

A dizzying view of a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall, the most dangerous part of the southern route on Everest (Bobby Model/National Geographic/Getty Images)

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KHUMBU GLACIER, MOUNT EVEREST: Unidentified climbers trekking to khumbu glacier for training on 14 April 2014.