The klimseizoen on Mount Everest is well on the way to one of the deadliest of the past few years. The death toll ran Monday again, an American climber died on the descent of the highest mountain in the world.
The 62-year-old American Christopher John Kulish is the eleventh dead this season. “He saw his last sunrise from the highest peak on earth”, as was his brother know.
Christopher John Kulish from Colorado, climbed the 8.848 meters high mountain on the Nepalese side, the so-called Southeast Ridge, which most people climb. During the descent with his medeklimmers the man died suddenly. About the cause of his death nothing is known.
Climbing Mount Everest is becoming increasingly popular. Last year reached 802 people from Nepal and Tibet to the top. That record is possible this year broken.
Due to the favourable klimweer was the last week very busy on Mount Everest. Hundreds of mountaineers car the climb to the top. Critics believe that the pressure was between Camp IV and the summit of the highest mountain in the world, and the photos seemed to them equally. According to his brother climbed Kulish the mountain, however, in almost ideal conditions, after the ‘files’ in the direction of top issues had been resolved. Not that it’s much consolation, but with the ascent of Everest was Kulish became a member of the 7-Summit Club’, the wreath of climbers that the highest peak of each continent conquered.
Last year came five climbers to the life on Mount Everest.