Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP

Mount Everest mess: abandoned tents and human waste piling up as cleaning crews struggle

  • Government clean-up efforts falter with more waste than ever on the mountain
  • Human waste is contaminating native water sources

Topic |   Climbing and mountaineering
Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
Mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
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