The peak saw its first summits of the season last week, including several record-breaking climbs
And here’s why
The pandemic continues to complicate hopes for a normal season on the world’s highest mountain
‘The Third Pole,’ ‘See You Tomorrow,’ and ‘The Next Everest’ offer a compelling tour of the mountain’s recent history, from snowboard descents in the early 2000s to the deadly earthquake of 2015
In 2020, the coronavirus gave the tallest mountain on earth a rest. But climbers from all over are itching to go back.
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
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