Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest 

The Telegraph | 12/30/2017 | Agence France-Presse
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Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents.

The cabinet endorsed a revision to the Himalayan nation's mountaineering regulations, banning solo climbers from its mountains -- one of a string of measures being flagged ahead of the 2018 spring climbing season.

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"The changes have barred solo expeditions, which were allowed before," Maheshwor Neupane, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, told AFP.

Neupane said that the law was revised to make mountaineering safer and decrease deaths.

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