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Everest's growing problem

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Only 60 to 70% of attempts to climb Mt Everest are successful. Now, trash build-up on the trails is making routes even more dangerous.
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The ancient mysteries of Mustang’s caves

Thanks to regulated tourism, the 10,000 human-built caves in northern Nepal remain relatively undisturbed.


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Breaking the glass ceiling of trekking

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Three sisters in Nepal have been chipping away at the gender gap in the male-dominated trekking industry, winning a Responsible Tourism Award in the process.
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Worldwide Weird

Polo-playing elephants in Nepal

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Known as the “sport of kings", polo also becomes the sport of giants during the World Elephant Polo Tournament, held every November in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park.
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Nepal’s other Everest

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A fork in the well-trafficked Everest Base Camp trail leads trekkers up a remote path to the summit of Gokyo Ri mountain and some of the best views in Nepal.
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Give me a home where the snow leopards roam

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Nepal’s Kanchenjunga region is home to leopards, panda, musk deer, fiery rhododendron blooms and maybe a yeti.
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