Indian Climber Dies Ascending Mt Kanchenjunga
KATHMANDU, (IANS) – An Indian climber died while ascending Mt Kanchenjunga in Nepal.
Narayanan Iyer from Maharashtra, died on May 6 at a height of at 8,200m when he was heading for the summit point of the world’s third highest peak, The Himalayan Times, said.
The incident occurred when the 52-year-old climber refused to descend even after he fell ill while ending the climb.
Iyer’s climbing guide had repeatedly asked him to descend but he refused to adhere to his call, it is claimed.