More than 450 climbers from 48 climbing groups have requested permission to climb the mountain this year.
According to the tourism department, this season, more than 450 climbers from 48 climbing groups are coming to climb mountains including Everest (8,848.86 metres), Manaslu (8,163 metres) and Chuli. As many as 394 climbers from 37 climbing groups have urged permits to summit Manaslu during this time.
According to the Mountaineering Branch of the Department, five climbers from a group have received permits to climb Mount Everest. Similarly, 34 climbers from four groups to climb Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), seven from two groups at Himlung (7,126 m), five from one group to climb Nuptse (7,855 m) and five from one group to climb Saribung (6,346 m).
In this season, five crore, 32 lakh 27 thousand, and 592 thousand royalties have been collected so far from mountain climbing. A total of 454 climbers, including 110 women and 344 men from 60 countries, have travelled to Nepal to climb the mountain.
As in previous years, this year too- the attraction of climbers to summit Manaslu is prominent. Manaslu, the eighth-highest mountain in the world and the seventh-highest mountain in Nepal, has drawn the greatest number of climbers. Autumn is considered to be the best season for climbing Manaslu, so it is preferred by most climbers. As autumn is the suitable season for climbing Manaslu, every year a significant number of climbers travel Nepal to summit Manaslu.
Tosio Imanisi, a Japanese citizen, and Nepali Galgen Norbu Sherpa, climbed the 8,163-metre-high Manaslu on May 9, 1956. According to Mingma Sherpa, Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks Pvt Ltd the number of climbers to summit Manaslu is increasing drastically for this autumn season due to favourable climate._Rss