Nepal first came in to world focus when Tenzing norgay sherpa of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of Newzealand conquered Mt. Everest in 1953. ever since, there have been countless expeditions heading off to the Himalayas. With eight of world’s highest peaks within Nepal’s boundaries, There is tremendous interest in the Nepal Himalaya.must of the peaks Over 8000m high were conquered during the Golden decade of climbing in the 1950s.
climbing by then had becomea national affair with various nations beying with each other to be the first to climb. today it is all about breaking Records. there are some 326 peaks in Nepal open for mountaineering today. Climbing premits for peaks in the Nepal Himalayas are issued for all seasons by the mountaineering section of the minisry of culture, tourisem and civil aviation. The requisite official documents must be furnished when seeking permission to Climb, Around 121peaks do not require liaison officer for Expedition while the rest must be accompanied by one.