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China opens Mt. Everest to international mountaineers

April 15, 2010
Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest

With over 5000 mountaineers from different countries gathered in Tibet to climb Mt Everest and two other top peaks, China is all set to turn the “roof of the world” into a major tourist attraction.

Mountaineers from China, the US, France, Russia, Spain and some other countries have gathered in Tibet since early this month to climb Mt Qomolangma (Tibetan name for Mt Everest), Zhuoaoyou and Xixiabangma.

Mt Zhuoaoyou and Xixiabangma are the sixth and 14th highest peaks in the world respectively. The mountaineers will not start climbing before completing their base camp construction and adapting training, while Zhang’s association has sent 60 professionals to help guarantee their safety. Also, a professional team has been set up to respond in alpine rescue, garbage removal and to repair the north slope climbing route of Mt Qomolangma.

Reports: PTI



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