Seven Summit Treks Pvt Ltd has topped the list of agencies with the highest number of teams permitted by the Department of Tourism to ascend Mt Everest this season.

According to the list published by DoT, SST has 10 teams that are permitted to make the ascent as of April 30.

The permitted teams comprise 122 individuals with 88 male climbers and 34 female climbers.

As many as 43 teams have received permits to scale Mt Everest from 24 different agencies this season.