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Northern climbing routes of Mt. Everest opened

By Liu Fang Source:China Tibet News 2017-05-17



On May 11, the temperature of northern side of Mt. Everest raised and 9 Sherpas have successfully removed obstacles along northern climbing routes. Thus, the climbing teams at northern side have been able to begin the climbing.

On the morning of May 13, at 8:20, under the help of alpine collaboration, 6 Indian climbers and 10 Sherpa guides have reached the peak; therefore, Indian team has made the record of this climbing season.

Afterward, other 12 climbers have reached the peak, too. Among them, the only female climber from Russia has been successfully reached the peak 8 times during her mountaineering life.

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