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IrelandIrish dad Kevin Hynes dies while attempting to climb Mount Everest

01:15  25 may  2019
01:15  25 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Image caption Kevin Hynes died after beginning his descent down Mount Everest . A second Irish climber has died while climbing Mount Everest in little over a week. He added the crowds of people attempting to reach the summit would have made the ascent more difficult. Search called off.

An Irish climber has died while descending Mount Everest in the early hours of this morning. Kevin Hynes , a father of two, died after he turned back Mr Hynes was part of a group from UK-based climbing company 360 Expeditions which was attempting to scale the world's highest mountain .

Irish dad Kevin Hynes dies while attempting to climb Mount Everest © Catalyst Images This photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of the Mount Everest in Nepal's Solukhumbu district, some 140kms northeast of Kathmandu, on November 22, 2018. (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP) (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images) An Irish dad-of-two has died while attempting a climb on the world’s highest mountain.

Galway man Kevin Hynes, 56, was part of a group from climbing company 360 Expeditions attempting to scale the Mount Everest summit, which stands at 8,848 metres.

Mr Hynes was attempting to scale Mount Everest from the Tibetan (North) side on Friday morning.

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An Irish father-of-two called Kevin Hynes died while attempting to descend from Mount Everest on Friday morning. The 56-year-old, who was an experienced climber , was part of a group with UK climbing company 360 Expeditions who were attempting to scale the Mount Everest summit from

Mount Everest , at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft), is the world's highest mountain and a particularly desirable peak for mountaineers, but climbing it can be hazardous.

The Galway man’s death comes a week after dad-of-one Séamus Lawless went missing after falling up to 500 metres from the Balcony area of Everest in temperatures of -27C.

A recovery operation for the Bray man is continuing. He had successfully submitted the mountain just hours before.

In a statement, 360 Expeditions said: “Kevin (56) was one of the strongest and most experienced climbers on our team and had previously summited Everest South and Lhotse.”

Irish dad Kevin Hynes dies while attempting to climb Mount Everest © GoFundMe Seamus Lawless is still missing A Department of Foreign Affairs official confirmed the fatal accident.

They said: “The Department is aware of reports of the death of an Irish citizen on the north slopes of Mount Everest.

"We stand ready to provide consular assistance.”

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An Irish climber has died while attempting to scale Mount Everest . But on Thursday, while other climbers in the team headed higher, Mr Hynes began his descent accompanied by experienced Sherpa Dawa Sangee, who had himself made the summit of Everest South twice, Everest North and

An Irish man, Kevin Hynes , also died on Everest on Friday. Nepal is facing scrutiny for issuing a record Kevin Hynes , 56, from Ireland died on Friday on the northern Tibet side of the mountain . There are some 41 teams with 378 climbers who have permits to climb Everest during the spring

Kevin had reached Camp Three at 8,300 m on Wednesday.

According to the Himalayan Times, Kevin passed away in his tent at the North Col at 7,000 m in the early hours (Nepali time which is five hours and 45 minutes ahead of Ireland) this morning.

Efforts are underway to bring his body to base camp, officials at Base Camp said.

One of Ireland’s leading mountaineers and adventurers, Pat Falvey, who is the only Irish person to successfully ascend Mt Everest from the north and south faces twice in the world said: “I can confirm that Mr Hynes died on Mount Everest. It appears so far and from speaking with officials in Nepal that he died from altitude sickness.

Irish dad Kevin Hynes dies while attempting to climb Mount Everest © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Pat Falvey at Mount Everest

“There are more Irish people dying on Everest than any other nationality which this season to date has seen 19 deaths. This news is just tragic.”

Mr Falvey added with regard to the recovery operation for Mr Lawless, whose wife Pamela is expecting their second child that the recovery mission is continuing, “as the weather has calmed to safe levels."

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Dad -of-two Kevin Hynes died earlier this week as he attempted to scale the Everest summit. Mount Everest is named after Sir George Everest , a Welsh official of the British Raj who surveyed Nearly 300 people have died trying to climb the famous mountain since the first attempt to scale it

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"The family have confirmed to me that if his body is found he will be buried on the mountain", he said.

The recovery operation for Mr Lawless, is being led by Co Down man Noel Hanna from Seven Summits Treks company and another eight skilled climbers.

In a statement on the crowd funding page, gofundme.com a family spokesperson said:"We would like to extend our thanks to all who have shown such support to the Lawless family at this very difficult time.

"We'd like to give an update on the plans for the search operation for Shay.

“The weather is improving on Everest and tomorrow the search will resume. The expedition team, led by Noel Hanna with eight highly skilled Sherpas, has flown to Camp II and will commence their search from Camp IV tomorrow, which is not far from where Shay went missing.

“The team are also using drone technology to assist them in the search operation and our thoughts and hopes are with them.”

Donations to the page have raised almost €270,000 from the public.

They aim to raise €750,000 as they have said that they have been forced to look for donations, as the insurance company which provided a policy for Mr Lawless, are currently not providing assistance with the search and rescue operation.

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Irish climber Kevin Hynes , 56, died in his tent at 7,000 metres on Friday morning, with his family confirming he had felt unwell on his Lhakpa Sherpa, from tour agency Arun Treks and Expeditions, said Ms Kulkarni died of weakness while coming down to Camp IV on the South Col of Everest .

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