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Climate change on Mount Everest – base camp on thin ice

Base camp on thin ice

Should move 200-400 metres: Base camp on Khumbu Glacier.

Falling rocks and melting water

Moving the base camp down 400m makes climbing to the top more difficult.
This is what the rapids in a glacier look like: here in the Langtang Valley in Nepal.

Suddenly cracks appeared

Traffic jam in front of Mount Everest on May 22, 2019 - This photo has gone viral around the world.
Himalayan glaciers are often covered with moraine: the photo shows Mount Everest (left) and Lotus (right), with the South Cole Glacier in between.