Mt. Everest, world’s tallest peak, overcrowded with inexperienced climbers
A combination of weather, overcrowding and inexperienced climbers led to chaotic conditions atop the world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest, as the 2019 climbing season came to a close. The weather only allowed climbers to pass on a few days this year, leading people to pack tightly together on the treacherous final ascent. Veteran climbers also cite low-cost tour operators, who accept people with little climbing experience. Plus, learn the English phrase "think straight."