Articles Tagged ‘Apa Sherpa’

Everest Spring Cleaning: Team Risks Lives For Corpses, Trash

Everest Spring Cleaning: Team Risks Lives For Corpses, Trash April 20, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
An elite team of 20 Sherpas will begin climbing on May 1 to remove tons of trash and the bodies of climbers who perished in Everest’s “death zone,” notorious as the mountain’s most treacherous stretch.  Over 26,240 feet (8,000 meters) above sea level, the “death zone”...