612 mountaineers receive expedition permit so far for autumn season

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Kathmandu: So far, 612 people from 73 groups have received expedition permit for this autumn season.

According to the Department of Tourism, 612 people have taken climbing permits to climb 23 mountains till Thursday.

There are 470 men and 142 women among the permit holders.

The highest number of four hundred and four people have taken permission to climb Manaslu Himal for this season.