Kathmandu: At least 10 expedition teams have been permitted to climb mountain peaks in Nepal in the winter season.
The winter expeditions are to last till the end of February which comprises around 45 individual mountaineers including seven female climbers for the winter according to the Department of Tourism.
Of all the teams, three expedition teams are that of Nepali climbers which consists of 18 climbers. A government revenue of Rs 896,005 has also been collected from the permits given to the climbing teams.
Most of these expeditions are aimed at climbing low altitude peaks such as Mt Manaslu (8163m) and Mt Amadablam ( 6814m) said the department of tourism.
Mt Luza Peak (5,726 m), Mt Kyungya Ri 2 (6,506 m), Mt Surma Sarovar (6,523 m), Mt Rokapi (5,467 m), Mt Thapa Peak (6,012 m), and Chukyima GO (6,258 m) are among the Nepali mountain peaks that the other expedition teams would prefer climbing during this winter season.
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