Colorado climbers remain on Everest as rescue efforts continue after a massive earthquake killed more than 2,800 people in Nepal and Asia. The death toll reportedly includes Denver-born filmmaker Tom Taplin.Colorado climbers Jim Davidson, Alan Arnette, Charley Mace, Jon Kedrowski, Ryan Waters, Matt Moniz, Kim Hess and Dave Elmore are all safe. Davidson, Arnette and Mace are at camps above the Khumbu Icefall, where the route over the glacier was destroyed.NBC News reported that Taplin, 61, was making a documentary about the Mount Everest base camp when the avalanche hit. Taplin's Facebook page lists his home as Evergreen. "The gods of the mountains have taken him ... our loss forever," a friend posted. read more at The Denver Post.