Gift Idea: Everest trash remade into art

2:47 p.m. on December 1, 2010 (EST)
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Clapp's bells and bowls from Everest Here's a gift idea for aspiring mountaineers, veteran climbers, and armchair adventurers alike. Sculptor Jeff Clapp makes ornaments, bowls, and bells from oxygen cylinders that were discarded on Mount Everest. In 2004, after watching a National Geographic documentary on Everest's trash, Clapp traveled from Maine to Nepal and brought back 132 discarded tanks. In...

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5:23 p.m. on December 1, 2010 (EST)
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The chimes/bells look really cool.  Wonder how they sound?

5:45 p.m. on December 1, 2010 (EST)
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So someone is finally hauling that stuff down, eh? Can they find Mallory's Camera to prove he was on top first?

10:11 p.m. on December 1, 2010 (EST)
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they have some of these at LL Bean's main store in Freeport Maine. They are pretty neat, but over priced.

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