Nepal bans solo climbing on Mt Everest

Nepal banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mt Everest, in an attempt to reduce accidents & make mountaineering safer.New regulations prohibit double amputee & blind climbers from attempting to reach the Everest without a valid medical certificate.The death toll so far this season stands at 6, nearly 300 people have died since the 1st ascent to the peak made in 1953.

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