Heavy traffic at the top of the world

Mt Everest NepalIt is that time of year and traffic is heavy again. CNN is reporting that “a total of 23 climbing parties are attempting to scale the peak from the Nepalese side this season.” Ever since the mid-1990’s it seems like everyone wants to go to Nepal and scale the tallest mountain in the world.  Here are some of this years highlights (with my take):

For those not familiar with the history of mountain climbing Tenzing (Norgay) along with Sir Edmund Hillary were the first to successfully scale Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) back in May 1953.

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