On February 15, two climbers
from Lithuania - Saikauskas Saulius and Kestutis Skrupskelis - fell off a cliff near the Racek hut.
Relatives and friends of the two climbers
have started raising funds for the rescue operation.
A record number of climbers
have tried to climb Everest this year.
Under the new rules, individual abled climbers
will need to be accompanied by a mountain guide (Sherpa) and high-altitude workers who accompany such expeditions to the summit.
Nepal is barring lone climbers
from all its peaks, including 29,029ft Everest.
Mont Blanc, which straddles Italyas northwest border with France, continues to claim victims among hikers and climbers
Now, the teams at camp-III were deprived of an experienced climber
Summary: As deaths on the highest mountain rise, questions are being raised about the unusually high number of permits being given to climbers
KATHMANDU -- Four climbers
have been found dead inside a tent on Mount Everest, taking the death toll this season to 10.
Yearwood's death comes a day after 26-year-old Indian climber
Ravi Kumar went missing in the same area during his descent from the peak.
THE mummified remains of two climbers
have been found frozen in a mountain glacier 16 years after they disappeared.
Club president Hilario Aguilar says it could be that of a climber
but he does not know of any climbers
unaccounted for in the past 50 years.