Chinese mountaineers begin Everest climb amid pandemic

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Chinese mountaineers begin Everest climb amid pandemic

Apr 05, 2020 10:19 IST

According to a BBC report, Chinese mountaineers have begun an expedition on the Mount Everest as major parts of the world remains under pandemic lockdown. As per the China Tibet Mountaineering Association, the group of over two dozen Chinese climbers was expected to reach the advanced base by April 3. The peak can be climbed from either China or Nepal. China has banned all foreigners from climbing Everest due to the pandemic, while Nepal has completely suspended all Everest expeditions.

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