Nepal Mountaineering Association turns 44

1st Nov, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Nov. 01: The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has completed its 43 years of serving and has turned 44 on Wednesday.

The Nepal Mountaineering Association was established in 1973 and the then government in 1978 upon seeing the management has granted authority to collect the revenues for the 18 peaks. Later the government also allocated additional 15 peaks to the list in 2002 taking the toll to 33.

The peaks which come under the jurisdiction of NMA is slashed by 15 by the government on September 22 with the expiration of the mandate and the government also has not set any time limit for the NMA to collect fees for the other 18 peaks.

NMA has been issuing permit and manage the mall peaks known as the “Trekking Peaks” ranging from 5,587 to 6,654 meters.