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Danish climber rescue completed on Ama Dablam

 

A Danish climber who was stranded at the high camp of Mt Ama Dablam (6,812 metres) has been safely evacuated from Camp II.

Brian Harring Boll got high altitude sickness followed by snow blindness, at the mushroom ridge, in between camp 2 and 3, while descending from the summit.

Rajendra Lama, managing director at Friends Adventure, said that Boll, 53, has been airlifted from Camp II by Kailash Helicopter.“BrianĀ  has been admitted to SWACON International Hospital in Kathmandu,”

Lama added that his condition is now out of danger.

His guide Dhana Tamang had brought Boll down to Camp II, according to Lama before “Senior Captain Philipp Schwegler conducted the longline helicopter rescue early this morning (16th October)”

More than 300 people received the climbing permit for Ama Dablam for this season.