Mount Everest

China Demands More Regulation to Stop ‘Chaos’ on Mount Everest

The communist regime of China, which controls the north face of Mount Everest, used its Xinhua news arm to call for more regulation on Nepal’s side of the mountain on Tuesday, citing the “chaos” triggered by Kathmandu offering too many permits to climb for a higher death toll and growing litter problem on the world’s tallest mountain.

A Nepali Army helicopter flies over waste collected from Mount Everest at Namche Bazar in Solukhumbu district on May 27, 2019, before it is transported to Kathmandu to be recycled. - Some ten tonnes of garbage have been picked from Mount Everest and four bodies retrieved at the end of …

Mount Everest Shifted Southwest Due to Nepal Earthquake

(AFP) BEIJING: The world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimetres (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April, Chinese state media reported on Tuesday.

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Officials Worried by Mount Everest Feces Pileup

Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association said Tuesday.

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