Top of Mt. Everest to Be Cleaned Up for First Time

Top of Mt. Everest to Be Cleaned Up for First Time

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everest_north_face.jpgA team of 20 Nepalese Sherpas is planning to clean up rubbish and bring the bodies of dead climbers down from the top of Mount Everest — the first clean up of its kind at such an altitude.

The dangerous expedition will set off from the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, this weekend. Seven-times Everest climber Namgyal Sherpa is running the expedition, allowing each of the climbers to haul 45 pounds of trash down the mountain.

(READ the story from the BBC)

Thanks to Priscilla W. from France for the link!

 

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