Nepalese villagers descend from higher elevations above the town of Namche, a popular stop for trekkers heading into the Everest region. Photo: AFP /Roberto Schmidt.

Nepal’s ‘ice doctors’ prepare Everest for the climbing season

Expert mountaineers to open routes and fix ladders from March 7, in the hope that tourists will return for the upcoming spring season

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Nepalese villagers descend from higher elevations above the town of Namche, a popular stop for trekkers heading into the Everest region. Photo: AFP /Roberto Schmidt.
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