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For this season’s Everest climbers, it’s all systems go—except the weather

Heavy footfalls are expected on Mount Everest this spring, as a record 374 fee-paying climbers—12 of them Nepalis—have been cleared to scale the world’s highest peak. And given the erratic weather pattern this season, many climbers are concerned that they could be left with a small window to make it to the top, and face a traffic jam during the final days of ascent. For this season’s Everest climbers, it’s all systems go—except the weather
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : April 18, 2019
Updated at : April 20, 2019 07:02
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Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.


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