Melting glaciers caused by global warming are exposing bodies and litter that have accumulated on Mt. Everest since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful summit 66 years ago.
The requirement is being proposed after a deadly traffic-clogged season saw 11 climbers die on Everest, which some experts blamed on inexperience.
Recently, he along with a team climbed Stok Kangri peak, one of the highest peaks of the world at 21,150 ft and now he looks forward to scaling Everest by 2020.
Back in 2014, Malavath Poorna captured the imagination of one and all when she became the youngest girl from Asia to conquer Mount Everest.
Fifty-year-old corporate honcho, Aditya Gupta, describes his travails of conquering the world’s highest peak
The Nepal government collects garbage deposits from the climbers with a provision of refund after they bring back at least eight kg of garbage.
In a brief interaction with the young mountaineer, Amgoth Tukaram, KTR enquired about the challenges he faced while scaling the peak.
Well-known mountaineer, B Shekhar Babu, was brought on board to train 110 children, of which only 40 could leave a mark for further advanced training.
With team members from eight countries, including 17 Nepali researchers, the expedition team conducted trailblazing research in five areas.
The number of deaths on Mt Everest was put at 11 by the international media, making it the deadliest season since 2015. However, the Nepal tourism ministry maintained the death toll at 9.
Ravindra Kumar, who is currently posted in Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Government of India, dedicated his expedition to India's water-related issues.
For years, Kathmandu has issued permits to anyone willing to pay USD 11,000, regardless of whether they are rookie climbers or skilled mountaineers.
49-year-old Kami Rita reached Everest's 8,850-metre peak on Tuesday, the second time he had climbed to the summit in a week.
Nihal Bagwan (27) and Kalpana Das (49) died along with two other climbers above the 8,848-meter Mount Everest while descending the summit due to 'traffic jam'.
The mountain guide first summited the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak, the world's highest, in 1994 while working for a commercial expedition.