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Climbing Mt. Everest means facing numerous corpses along the routes, staring at you with open eyes and black faces, their moment of death like a photograph frozen into their faces. Pyramids of human excrement and mountains of trash are piled up in the higher camps. The summit is sometimes so crowded on good climbing days in May that there is no room to stand. This National Geographic article tells the story.

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