Photo Feature: Mountaineers, guides get ready for 2018 Everest-climbing season

Published On: April 29, 2018 03:38 PM NPT By: Republica


Mount Everest (height 8,848 meters) is seen on April 21 in the Everest region some 140 km northeast of Kathmandu. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

Yaks carry goods to Everest Base Camp in the Everest region on April 20. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

Trekkers walk to Everest Base Camp in the Solukhumbu district on April 20. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

Trekkers and porters cross a suspension bridge in front of Mount Ama Dablam (6,812 meters) near Pangboche village in the Everest region on Friday. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

A porter carries iron rods in Namche Bazar in the Everest region on Friday. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

Trekkers walk towards Everest Base Camp in the Solukhumbu district on April 21. Photo: Prakash Mathema/Afp/Rss

Going for nine times on top of everest
Lhakpa Sherpa bids farewell to her niece in Kathmandu on April 18 as she prepares to leave for an expedition to Everest. Sherpa will attempt to break her own record of eight summits –– the highest by any women in the world. Photo: Dipen Shrestha/Afp/Rss


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