Nepal has already sent a team of climbers up Mount Everest to re-measure its height, hoping to quash persistent speculation that its height has shrunk.
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.
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.
Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent.
Ten people have died in little more than two weeks after poor weather cut the climbing window, leaving mountaineers waiting in long queues to the summit, risking exhaustion and running out of oxygen.
The organisation said in a traffic jam, exhausted climbers are often forced to wait for several hours for their turn to ascend or descend on a single rope.
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'.
Odisha’s first woman mountaineer Kalpana Das died while descending from Mt Everest after scaling it the second time on Thursday.