NEWSLETTER: Australian climber fights for life after being found unconscious on Mount Everest
- Australian climber in the hospital after being unconscious on Mount Everest
- The man was rescued by crew members of Tibet Himalaya Expedition Company
- According to Chinese media, he was found at an altitude of 7,500 meters
- The Australian government says they offer help to the man in the hospital
An Australian climber fights for life after being found unconscious on Mount Everest – where 10 climbers have died in nine days.
The man was rescued at an altitude of 7,500 meters, on the northern slopes, about 7 p.m. on Wednesday, according to China Daily.
Four crew members from the Tibet Himalaya Expedition Company brought the unidentified man down part of the mountain on Wednesday evening.
He was reportedly out of consciousness and in a critical state.
The news comes when 10 climbers died on Everest in nine days, with the locals blaming the hidden routes for the toll. Pictured: climbers stand in line to be at the top of Everest on May 22
On Thursday morning the climber was taken to the base camp, where he was subsequently taken to the hospital.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said they provide consular assistance to an Australian man admitted to Kathmandu & # 39; in a statement ABC.
The Australian climber is said to have stabilized.
The news comes when 10 climbers died on Everest in nine days, with the locals blaming the hidden routes for the toll.
Climbers waiting in line while climbing, suck up the limited oxygen supply of mountain climbers and expose them to the harder winds for longer.
Walking officials attributed the most deaths to weakness, exhaustion and delays on the busy route to the 29,030 feet (8,850 meters) summit.
The route on the mountain includes several major obstacles, including a huge moving glacier near the base camp, as indicated on the map above
The 10 climbers who have died on Everest in the last nine days
May 16: The Irish professor Séamus Lawless was missing on 16 May after allegedly falling.
The search has since been canceled and he is supposed to be dead.
This week: Four Indians, one Austrian, one American and one person from Nepal died on Everest.
Friday: Irish Kevin Hynes, 56, died on the northern part of Tibet from the mountain.
The father of two died in his tent at 23,000 feet in the descent after turning back before he reached the top.
Saturday: Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, collapsed and died just 150 meters from the top.
British climber Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, died in the & # 39; death zone & # 39; – known for his low oxygen level – during his descent after he talked about his concerns about overcrowding on & # 39; the world's highest mountain.
In one of his latest posts on social media, he told how he had changed his plans to make the & # 39; fatal & # 39; avoid crowds.
He said: & # 39; With a single route to the top, delays due to overcrowding can be fatal, so I am hopeful that my decision to go before the 25th will mean fewer people. Unless everyone plays the same waiting game. & # 39;
Fisher was described as an & # 39; aspirational adventurer & # 39; who & # 39; lived life to the fullest & # 39; in a statement from his family.
They said: & # 39; He has achieved so much in his short life, climbing the Mont Blanc, Aconcagua and Everest.
Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, died in the & # 39; death zone & # 39; from Mount Everest – known for its low oxygen level and had previously been told about his concerns about overcrowding on the mountain
& # 39; He was a & # 39; tough guy & # 39 ;, triathlete and marathon runner. A proponent of vegetarianism, published author and a cultured theater-goer, lover of Shakespeare.
& # 39; We are deeply saddened by his loss because he had so many more adventures and dreams to fulfill.
& # 39; Anyone who has ever met him in any capacity will always remember the positive impact he had on his life.
& # 39; Robin is a very beloved and loving son, brother, partner, uncle and friend. & # 39;
Record numbers of climbers climb the slopes during the good weather of spring.
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