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Nepal Government Puts Cap On Mountaineers To Climb Everest

23/04/2021 03:47 PM | Click to read full article

The Nepali government has implemented a quota system for mountaineers to climb Mt. Everest aimed at preventing overcrowding on the world's tallest peak.

As per the new rules enforced on Wednesday, the Nepali government has introduced a "first-come, first ascent" policy, allowing certain groups of mountaineers who had received climbing permits first to summit the mountain in the first weather window, Xinhua news agency reported.