Couple Who Faked Mount Everest Climb Banned From Climbing
Nepal mountaineering authorities have canceled the climbing certificates of an Indian couple who claimed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod made the declaration that they had climbed the 29,035-foot mountain back in May. The produced photos to support their claim, a claim that another climber disputed.
Satyarup Sidhantha of Bangalore, India convinced officials to investigate the couple's "climb" after it was discovered that it was his photos that they altered. Mountaineering Department official Gyanendra Shrestha made the decision to cancel the couple's climbing certificates and has banned them from climbing any mountain in the Himalayan nation for 10 years.
Here's a side-by-side of the original photo and the doctored one:
Dwyer and I would also like to dispute their claims. Here's a photo of us on Mt. Everest:
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