30 tents abandoned by climbers add to trash pile on Everest

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30 tents abandoned by climbers add to trash pile on Everest

Camp Four, the highest camp on Mount Everest, littered with abandoned tents May 21. The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.
Camp Four, the highest camp on Mount Everest, littered with abandoned tents May 21. The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.

30 tents abandoned by climbers add to trash pile on Everest

Camp Four, the highest camp on Mount Everest, littered with abandoned tents May 21. The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.
Camp Four, the highest camp on Mount Everest, littered with abandoned tents May 21. The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.
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