Chinese rescuers prepare to carry an Australian climber downhill at the north slope of the Mount Qomolangma, May 22, 2019. (Xinhua)
This climbing season for Mt. Qomolangma, or Mount Everest, has hit the headlines around the world for becoming the deadliest since 2015 with at least 11 people losing their lives.
The growing fatalities indicate the need for stricter regulations.
Photo taken on Sept. 6, 2017 shows the night scenery of a campsite on Mt. Qomolangma. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)
Climbers injured during the avalanche in Mount Qomolangma rest on a rescue plane, April 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Liang)
Photo taken on March 12, 2008 shows camps and discarded wastes in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Qomolangma) National Park in Nepal. (Xinhua/SPCC)
Climbers carry out adapting training on the northern face of Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 25, 2019. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)
People carry garbage on Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in May 2018. (Xinhua)
Cering Dandar collects garbage on Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in May 2018. (Xinhua)