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Climbing Everest will now require a full medical history, insurance and a certificate

The Department of Tourism has come up with new mountaineering rules in the wake of a crowded season that saw nine deaths on the world’s highest peak. Climbing Everest will now require a full medical history, insurance and a certificate
This season saw the highest numbers of climbers attempt to reach Everest, creating a heavy traffic jam.  Photo: Nirmal Purja for Project Possible
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : December 15, 2019
Updated at : December 15, 2019 20:27
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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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