The climbers were an American in his 50s and a Swiss in his 40s. Attempts were made by local Sherpas to save both lives, but the attempts were not successful.
It writes Defender.
– Chang Dawa from Nepal’s seven summits says Switzerland topped the list before he got into trouble. This company arranged the trip.
The American, for his part, had come to the last and highest camp where the climbers could rest, but he had to return when he suffered from ice blindness and fatigue.
– He was helped to recover, but despite getting extra oxygen, he claims he was unfortunately unable to save his life.
Characterized by infection
Recently, several cases related to the corona have been recorded at the Mount Everest base camp. At least 17 cases of infection have already been confirmed in early May More were sent to several hospitals, but despite reports The Nepalese government denies this.
Nepal makes good money for people who want to climb the mountain. This year, they have approved a total of 408 permits to climb the mountain. This is what they have done so far, According to the New York Times. It generates millions in revenue, the newspaper writes.
This epidemic also confirmed the climbing season Canceled last year.
The deaths, on the other hand, marked the 2019 season. Within a week, eleven people had died in a dream of reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.
Deaths Connected in large and hourly queues On the way up. In the “death row”, climbers are at risk of freezing and freezing to death.
– I knelt down and was pushed aside on several occasions. It was scary because if you lose your legs, you can slip down, he said ABC News.