March 30, 2023: 142 climbers from 20 teams have received permission from the tourism department of Nepal to climb different mountains in Nepal for this Spring season, until Tuesday. Of these, 33 are women climbers.

According to the Tourism Department, the most permits have been issued to 54 members of 5 teams for this season to climb Annapurna I, . The second most permits have been issued for Sagarmatha (Mount Everest). Until Tuesday, 31 members of 4 groups have been granted permission to climb. Among them, 7 are women climbers.

So far, permits have been issued for 10 Himalayan peaks, including Mount Annapurna and Mount Everest. The department has announced that 15 permits have been issued for Mount Manaslu, 12 for Himlung Himal, 6 for Pangsang Goldumba, and 5 each for Baruntse and Thorong Peak. Additionally, 3 permits have been issued for Nuptse and 2 for Surma Sarobar.

Among the permits granted for Everest, 10 Nepalese climbers from one group have obtained permits. The second-highest number of permits has been granted to 8 Americans. Additionally, 5 individuals from China, 2/2 from Australia, and 1/1 from Germany, Hungary, Singapore, and South Africa have been granted permits.

So far, 33 climbers from various countries have been granted permission to climb the Himalayas, with the majority being Nepalese climbers (34 individuals). The second-largest group is comprised of 14 American citizens. The department responsible for granting permits has stated that 9 climbers from South Korea, and 8 climbers each from India, China, and Canada have also been granted permission. As of Tuesday, the government has collected NPR 49,537,370 royalties from climbing permits.