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January 16, 2020

25 peaks climbed successfully in autumn

Manaslu base camp
Manaslu base camp

Kathmandu: One hundred and eighty-eight climbers who were permitted to climb 25 mountains in autumn have successfully climbed the mountains according to the Department of Tourism.

The Department of Tourism had issued permissions to at least 1210 climbers (417 male and 118 female) to attempt different 53 mountains including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Manaslu, Ama Dablam, and Annapurna in the autumn season.

According to the available data about climbers, 188 climbers climbed Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) and 181 climbers climbed Mt. Amadablam (6,814m), although ten climbers who had attempted Mt. Everest had failed. The data for other mountain climbers were not available. 

Director of the Department of Tourism, Mira Acharya said that there has been a lot of enthusiasm among the climbers climbing different mountains in this autumn season. A government revenue of Rs 65.7 million was also collected from mountaineering royalty. 

Nepal government had opened 414 peaks for the climbers of which 86 peaks remain unclimbed, said the Department.

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