Nepal may move Everest base camp — RT World News


Tourist activities and climate change threaten the current site of the base for climbing the world’s tallest peak

Nepal is considering moving the base camp for Mount Everest some 200 to 400 meters south, Department of Tourism Director-General Taranath Adhikari told CNN on Wednesday. He explained that the nearby Khumbu glacier’s melting – as well as rampant erosion caused by tourist activity – had made the current location unstable.

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