The busy slopes of Everest will be quiet this climbing season. Photo: AP
The busy slopes of Everest will be quiet this climbing season. Photo: AP

Nepal closes Everest due to coronavirus; follows China’s lead in shutting Tibetan side

  • The government has cancelled all climbing permits for the 2020 season as coronavirus continues to spread

Topic |   Climbing and mountaineering
The busy slopes of Everest will be quiet this climbing season. Photo: AP
The busy slopes of Everest will be quiet this climbing season. Photo: AP
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