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Old 12-20-12, 00:04
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https://s3.amazonaws.com/Gigapans/EB...8bit_FLAT.html

Just like Where's Waldo, find the climbers or tourists or whatever they call themselves these days.
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https://s3.amazonaws.com/Gigapans/EB...8bit_FLAT.html

Just like Where's Waldo, find the climbers or tourists or whatever they call themselves these days.
I was checking this out yesterday. Up along the ice fall you can find a couple of tourist moving down and one poor guy lagging behind.

Anyhow when I first saw the picture I thought the specks on the bottom was garbage and to my horror zoomed in and it was an entire TENT CITY. I am sure it is one giant cesspool of garbage down there.
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Relevant link for Everest's clean up efforts: http://www.savingmounteverest.org/en/clean-up.html

I thought my cleanup effort on local trails was a bunch of work!

What they are doing from camera controller all the way through the web interface is amazing work. The simple fact the web interface supports the way, way off the beaten track web browser I'm using is a big deal.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigapan

http://gigapan.com/

I know right now it's kind of "gee whiz", but this is an enormous effort.
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I was checking this out yesterday. Up along the ice fall you can find a couple of tourist moving down and one poor guy lagging behind.

Anyhow when I first saw the picture I thought the specks on the bottom was garbage and to my horror zoomed in and it was an entire TENT CITY. I am sure it is one giant cesspool of garbage down there.
I was there in November, there was no garbage and no evidence of the tent city that occurs early in season, so clearly a lot of work goes into keeping the place clean.

All along the trekking route are bins for rubbish and recycling. Probably The Everest Route is cleaner and most places in Western World Ive been to, so overall a tremendous effort.


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Thanks for the link BroDeal
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Wow so many tents and stuff
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