Saving Mount Evererst Clean-Up 2011 - Blog


Clean-Up Expedition

On going preparations for the Mount Everest Clean Up expedition

The climbers and support staff has been selected for this challenging task to clean-up up to eight tons of garbage from Mount Everest and its trekking trails over the period of three months. The clean-up expedition team comprises of a total of approximately 40 experienced Nepali mountaineers, expedition leaders and high-altitude porters. The base for the clean-up expedition team will be Everest Base Camp – 5,360m above sea level.

The Everest Summiteers Association (ESA) of Nepal is coordinating this three months long clean-up expedition. Saving Mount Everest project focuses on the clean-up and waste management in Mount Everest and surrounding areas. Hence, the clean-up expedition will not go beyond the south summit.

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