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7 summits and other mountain stuff => News => Topic started by: Jedi on Apr 13 2016, 01:18

Title: 12yr old Denied Everest Permit
Post by: Jedi on Apr 13 2016, 01:18
Tyler Armstrong, who recently turned 12, has been denied a permit to climb the world’s tallest mountain this spring by the Chinese government, which recently set age restrictions barring people younger than 18 and older than 75 in an attempt to improve safety. Read more at www.everest1953.co.uk/12yr-old-denied-everest-permit (http://www.everest1953.co.uk/12yr-old-denied-everest-permit)

What do you think about a 12 year old wanting to climb Mount Everest?