October 31, 2022: 161 climbers scaled Mt Manaslu (8,163 meters) in the autumn season of this year. According to the Nepal tourism department, 77 foreigners and 84 Nepalese climbers reached the top of Manaslu.

Vigyan Koirala, an officer of the department’s mountaineering branch, informed that 404 foreigners had taken permission to climb Manaslu this season, but only 77 have climbed.

Along with foreign climbers, Nepalese Sherpa helpers have also reached the peak of Manaslu. He said that this season’s climbing of Manaslu is over. The number of climbers who reached the summit of Manaslu is slightly less than the previous year.

The frequent avalanches occurred above the base camp of Manaslu this season, killing one and leaving others injured. Many expedition-organizing companies canceled their expedition.

According to the details of the mountaineering branch, 404 people, including 79 women and 307 men from 38 climbing groups, had taken permission to climb Manaslu this season.