May 25, 2010 /EIN Presswire/ — Melting ice on Mt. Everest is making the trek more dangerous and difficult according to a Nepalese Sherpa who has climbed to the peak 20 times since 1989.
The climber, named Apa, said he reached the top of Mt. Everest Saturday, but that rising temperatures have melted so much ice and snow that it’s difficult for climbers to use crampons on rocky surfaces. He also says melting ice has exposed deep crevasses, increasing the danger.
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