The Nepalese government is considering imposing tough new measures against mountaineers spoiling the peak.
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All four climbers were found alive, suffering from exposure, and transported to local hospitals for treatment, the National Park Service said.
Yet another climber has died on Mount Everest, bringing the total deaths on the mountain to 13 in 2019 alone. Overcrowding has been reported near the summit and mountaineers suggest that the growing commercialisation of expeditions, the lack of experience and bad weather contribute to the problem.
Tendi Sherpa filmed the video on Thursday, May 23, showing the Mountaineers at the Hillary Pass, which is an almost vertical rock formation below the peak.
It came during a season that has been plagued by bad weather and overcrowding on the peak.
World-renowned mountaineers Hansjorg Auer, 35, and David Lama, 28, both from Austria, and Jess Roskelley, 36 from the US, were attempting to climb a challenging route in the Canadian Rockies.
Italian Daniele Nardi and fellow mountaineer Tom Ballard were last heard from on Feb. 24.
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Austrian climber David Lama has completed the first solo climb of Lunang Ri in Nepal.