Nepal Bans Certain Climbers From Everest, But Is That Discriminatory?

Nepal Bans Certain Climbers From Everest, But Is That Discriminatory?

They probably feel that others seeing blind and disabled climbers attempting the mountain makes the climb appear doable for anyone.\" \"The blind and disabled climbers have overcome so much in their lives,\" says Dickinson. In the same time frame, 29 disabled climbers set out for the peak, and more than half (15) completed the journey. In short, the numbers don't seem to indicate the disabled climbers are making a lot of attempts, and those that do are generally making it back alive. However the permit fees for climbing Everest are $11,000 each, generating crucial revenue for an impoverished country.

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