Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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Bluefield native Sara Foy put her climbing skills to the test this spring by climbing to the South Base Camp of Mount Everest in Nepal. Yaks are shown here grazing near the tent city that is South Base Camp that can have a population of about 1,500 people. In addition to transporting supplies, the Sherpas use yak dung as fuel to heat and cook with.