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Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed government’s decision to ban double amputees and blind persons from attempting to climb mountains including Mount Everest.
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Marking the day of the first ascent of Mount Everest by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, May 29, the Outdoor Adventure Center Nepal is hosting its OAC Mountain Festival as a way of looking back on this year’s spring climbing season.
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Officials and climbers continue to argue whether or not an iconic chunk of Everest got dislodged during the 2015 earthquake. While the government maintains that Hillary Step-a rocky outcrop jutting out of the slopes of Everest just below the summit-remains intact, mountaineers who have been there say that it has fallen off.
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A team of four women journalists successfully climbed Mount Everest on Wednesday morning.
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Purnima Shrestha summited Mount Everest on Saturday morning, becoming the first Nepali photojournalist to reach atop the world’s tallest peak.
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A total of 277 mountaineers have successfully climbed the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, in seven days since the expedition began this season.
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Photo journalist Purnima Shrestha successfully stepped on the top of Mount Everest on Saturday.
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