Tourists climb Uluru, one of Australia's top tourist attractions, in July 1997. Photo: Reuters

Tourists rush to climb Uluru ahead of hiking ban, bringing trash, congestion and overflowing waste

  • Up to 500 people scaling famous Australian rock formation daily, with number expected to rise as October 26 ban approaches
  • Uluru is sacred to the indigenous Anangu, who have long campaigned to keep outsiders from disturbing the red landmark
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Tourists climb Uluru, one of Australia's top tourist attractions, in July 1997. Photo: Reuters
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