Chinese double amputee's 40 year battle for Mount Everest summit

Hu Yijing China Plus Published: 2018-02-11 20:21:54
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Since January 1, 2018, Nepal has barred solo climbers from its mountains, including Mount Everest. The new rules also ban visually-impaired people and double amputees from climbing. Xia considers the prohibition a form of discrimination. Unwilling to give up, the 69-year-old veteran climber is still preparing for another opportunity to reach his goal. [File Photo: VCG]

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