Edmonton man scaling Mount Everest survives Nepal earthquake
An Edmonton man trying to become the first Canadian to summit the world's 14 tallest peaks managed to survive the major earthquake in Nepal. Global News reports Allan Hancock, who is 55, left a short voicemail with his PR representative before his phone cut out. Hancock says they had been asleep for a little while at their Mount Everest base camp when things went horribly wrong after the quake struck. "An avalanche hit us and just about buried us in our tents," said Hancock. "We had to...