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Organized by tourist agency Akam Al-Jazerah, the group of 16 Saudis made a 15-day journey through valleys, under waterfalls and over bridges to reach the Everest base camp on the south side of the mountain.
He described to the GDN the moment he stood at the base camp raising Bahrain's flag as priceless, even saying that it momentarily erased all the hardships they faced during the two-week climb.
He told reporters that winner Najeebullah from Wapda arrived Rakaposhi base camp Nagar district via Karakoram Highway crossings, covering 77km distance of the first stage of the race from Gilgit city, within two hours, one minute and 34 seconds.
"The dead bodies will be brought here with helicopters from the base camp. Thereafter post-mortem will be conducted and only then the dead bodies will be handed over to family members," he said.
Gabriel had checked in alone at the base camp of the Sarawak Forestry Office about 9.10am before ascending the mountain.
These hikes also served as their training for the Everest base camp trek.
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"Snowfall has reduced the visibility and we expect snowfall for the coming three to four days, which makes it difficult for us to climb up and do a ground search," Pakistani mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara told AFP by telephone from Nanga Parbat base camp.
Sixty people are currently living and working within Base Camp, with this number including project and construction managers, government affairs specialists, and health, safety, and environment specialists.
Situated near the coastal area near the southern end of the 28,000 square kilometre destination, The Base Camp is the first of numerous enabling works to be carried out in 2019 to provide essential infrastructure for the Project, which is set to be one of the most ambitious tourism developments in the world, TRSDC said in a statement.
The ban means tourists can only go as far as a monastery slightly below the 5,200-metre base camp level.
China has closed the base camp on its side of Mount Everest to visitors who don't have climbing permits, BBC reports.