A Sherpa’s View of the Mount Everest Traffic Jam

Mt. Everest, Nepal. Photo: Kashish Das Shrestha

Mt. Everest, Nepal. Photo: Kashish Das Shrestha

“On Nepal’s “International Everest Day,” here’s a fascinating “Your Dot” contribution on the impacts from the crush of adventurers trying to scale Mount Everest, sent by Kashish Das Shrestha, a talented photographer and writer who is also a policy fellow at Nepal’s Niti Foundation. (Read his previous posts on Monsanto’s difficulties in Nepal.) The slide show provides a rare, and revealing, sherpa’s view of the mess:”

View the original post (May 29, 2011) on the New York Times Dot Earth here.

 

 

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