China to draw a "red line" on Everest summit due to COVID

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Re: China to draw a "red line" on Everest summit due to COVID

Post by Salient » Mon May 17, 2021 5:16 am

peter303 wrote:
Sun May 16, 2021 3:27 pm
China just terminated its Everest permits due to covid concerns

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/chin ... index.html
I mean it doesn’t matter that much because weather-wise tomorrow is the only remaining viable day to summit until the main season ends.
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Re: China to draw a "red line" on Everest summit due to COVID

Post by pvnisher » Mon May 17, 2021 5:28 am

I heard Johnny cash was called in to Walk the Line.
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Re: China to draw a "red line" on Everest summit due to COVID

Post by peter303 » Mon May 17, 2021 8:34 am

Several Nepal-side climbers dropped out due to covid positive or covid-like symptoms. I suppose some symptoms be confused with some kinds of altitude sickness.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/15/worl ... mbers.html

Authorities ruled out covid in the Everest climbing deaths so far. They warn medical help could be strained as the pandemic rages in Nepal.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/13/worl ... erest.html

I wish the best success for the remaining climbers.
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