Photo of the day

From a National Geographic series on Mt Everest:

Photograph by Kristoffer Erickson

Headlamps trace a path to the summit a few hours before dawn. Without tighter safety rules, climbers will continue to face more hazards on the mountain than altitude and the elements. “The most dangerous thing about Everest,” said one guide, “is everyone else who’s trying to climb it.”

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

One Response to Photo of the day

  1. Deborah Ferry says:

    Holds true for about every climbable mountain.

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