LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- A tragic avalanche occurred just above Mt. Everest's base camp on the morning of April 18. According to spokesperson for The Heroes Project, Zach Rosenfield, “All members of the team are safe. The Heroes Project team members began their journey to climb Mt. Everest on March 27 and are currently at base camp. Created in 2009 by Tim Medvetz, The Heroes Project is a nonprofit organization that leads mountaineering expeditions with gravely wounded veterans, enabling them to rediscover their strength and pride by scaling the world’s most challenging summits.