after a deadly season, mount everest climbers now have to face new rules

After A Deadly Season, Mount Everest Climbers Now Have to Face New Rules


There is a piece of bad news for those mount Everest climbers who wants to climb it. Recently the government of Nepal has created some new rules for the climbers after facing a deadly season last year. This year reportedly nine people have died while climbing Mount Everest and now Nepal government has tightened the rules for the safety of climbers. It’s said that the majority of these deaths have caused because of altitude sickness in which climbers suffers from low oxygen, vomiting, shortness of breath, and headaches.

Every year many people request for getting a permit to climb 29054-foot mount Everest and this year they allowed 381 people. This year a record-breaking number of people went for climbing mount Everest which shows the increasing enthusiasm among adventurists. However, a report from the Nepal government now requires climbers to follow the necessary rules. They will need to have a good health certificate, undergone proper training, an insurance which will cover any emergency. Required rules are a test which will ensure the safety of climbers before they face deadly obstacles on mount Everest.

In the report, it’s mentioned that climbers will first have to climb 21320 feet and if they successfully do that, then they would receive a permit for climbing Everest. Another essential thing which new rules required for climbers is to accompany a Nepali guide with them while climbing. Tour experts said that the Nepal government would be doing changes needed in laws and regulations when it comes to the safety of climbers. Usually, March-May are those months in which climbing Mount Everest is considered as good, and climbers will get the permit mostly in this season. Because of the high altitude, dozens of people recently suffered many problems and died while climbing. Now after such horrific accidents, the Nepal government has taken this initiative of string rules.