More than 400 mountaineers scaled the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest this year 2016.
A total of 289 foreign climbers on behalf of different 34 expedition teams were climbing to scale the peak along with their over 400 high elevation workers this season.
Similarly, 1.432 mountaineers from various 97 teams had obtained permit to climb several mountains measuring above 8,000 meters.
A total of six climbers are reported to have died during this expedition. They include a Sherpa guide, three Indians, one Australian and a Dutch climber according to the Department of Nepal Tourism.
Among the successful summiteers, Ang Dorjee Sherpa reached the summit for the 18th time. New Zealander Lydia Bradey, first woman to summit Mount Everest without oxygen, scaled Mt Everest for the 4th time.
This year’s climbing season on the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest resume in April after a two-year gap, due to a shocking earthquake on April-25 of 2015 and a deadly landslide that killed 16 mountain guides in 2014.