Kathmandu: A Russian climber died at Camp I on Mount Everest on Saturday evening.
According to the Department of Tourism, 55-year-old Pavel Kostrikin breathed his last at around 7:15 pm on Saturday when he fell ill at Camp I.
“He [The Russian climber] died of altitude sickness,” confirmed Bhisma Raj Bhattarai, a section officer at the Mountaineering Section of the Department of Tourism.
The rescue operation will be carried out once the weather is clear, he said.
Source: Nepal Live Today