The high enthusiasm to celebrate Independence Day by climbing a mountain, especially the most popular ones and those located in national parks, has resulted in such an excess of climbers
that park managements have to impose quotas.
ACP praises Kazakh climber
for assistance in rescue missions
struggling to breathe and battling nausea leave heavy tents behind rather than attempt to carry them down.
"The lone climber
called in himself to raise awareness and was located near to Tower Ridge.
But Nepal's government does not check the ability of the climbers
nor does it police traffic to the summit.
Seamus Lawless, another Irish climber
who went missing on May 16, is presumed dead on the mountain.
The Mumbai-based climber
, identified as Anjali S Kulkarni, breathed her last above the Camp IV of Mount Everest at an altitude of 7,906 metres.
Three Indian climbers
, two women among them, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of mountaineers killed or missing in this year's climbing season.
He achieved this goal along with a 12-member team of climbers
Ballard is the son of famed British climber
Alison Hargreaves who became the first woman to climb Mount Everest unaided in 1995 but died later the same year while descending from the summit of Pakistan's K2, the world's second-tallestmountain.
Last year, the Pakistan Army had rescued a Russian climber
from Karakoram range peak in the northern part of the country.
who fell 130ft down a mountain in Snowdonia was "undoubtedly saved" by fellow climbers
, according to rescuers.