Business Deadly ascent: How overcrowding has made Everest a death trap Updated : May 29, 2019 02:22 PM IST As the allure of Everest grows, so have the crowds, with inexperienced climbers faltering on the narrow passageway to the peak and causing deadly delays, veteran climbers said. Nepal tourism officials have no intention of restricting the number of permits issued, instead of encouraging even more tourists and climbers to come. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.