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Nepal bans solo travelers, blind, double amputees from climbing EverestUnder a new set of rules, double amputees, blind people and solo travelers will no longer be able to climb the highest mountain in the world.
Nepal has imposed new restrictions on climbing Mount Everest, banning solo climbers, double amputees and blind people from climbing it.
The new rules, which were set after a series of deadly accidents, are now being criticized by several sources, including Hari Budha Magar, a soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan and is currently training to climb the mountain. "Nepal should be proud of me, not banning me," he wrote on Facebook.
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