10 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mountaineering is a huge revenue earner for the Himalayan nation, home to eight of the world's 14 peaks over 8,000 metres. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • A team of eight including two support staff have reached the Everest base camp
  • The highly skilled Nepali mountaineers are the first men on the peak every season, using ropes and ladders
  • The pandemic hit right before the beginning of the busiest mountaineering season last year