Mount Everest climber numbers face major cut as China starts cleanup

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Number of people scaling north side to be reduced by a third and season shortened

China is to cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third as part of plans for a major cleanup of the world’s highest peak, state media have reported.

The total number of climbers seeking to reach the 8,850-metre (29,035ft) peak from the north will be limited to fewer than 300 and the climbing season restricted to spring, the reports said.

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