Mount Everest

Top heavy

The slopes are said to be littered with empty oxygen cylinders, discarded tents, food cans and, of course, human waste. And as glaciers melt with global warming, they are revealing the debris of the years gone by.

Mt. Everest records 1st deaths of 2021 climbing season

The Swiss climber had successfully reached the summit but began experiencing issues during his descent, while the American died due to snow blindness and exhaustion at Camp IV before reaching the summit, the agency wrote in its Facebook page.