Apr 24, 2024

63 mountaineers granted Mt Everest spring climbing permits

63 mountaineers granted Mt Everest spring climbing permits

KATHMANDU, April 02: As many as 63 mountaineers received permits to climb Mt Everest, the world's tallest peak, for this year's spring season. According to the Department of Tourism, 13 women and 50 men from five different expedition teams took the permits till Monday.

Section officer of the Department, Chun Bahadur Tamang, said altogether 148 persons including 42 women have got their permits to climb different mountains including Mt Everest. By issuing permits, a total of Rs 105.59 million has been collected in royalty so far.

Issuing a press statement, the Department said three expedition teams received the permits to climb Mt Amadablam and as many teams to climb Mt Annapurna. 

The Department has stated that 478 persons had received permits to climb Mt Everest last year.

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