China Closes Its Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists Because Of Waste, Garbage

ABC News  – February 18, 2019

Tibet Autonomous Sports Bureau said in a statement that during last year’s climbing season, they collected 8.4 metric tons of waste including garbage and human waste from the core area.i

Mid icy walls and frozen dells
Lurk unexpected fecal smells.
For tourists, climbers, cannot find
Relief- that truly urgent kind
Through glaring ice and snowy plume.
Where’s a clean Mount Everest-room?

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