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19:50  25 may  2019
19:50  25 may  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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A British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest , in a season marred by poor weather The American climber Don Cash died on Wednesday after being delayed in a bottleneck of Simon Lowe, the managing director of UK-based Jagged Globe, said his firm got a team of 12 to

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'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest © Other Robin Fisher during a climb on Mont Blanc in 2015 A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest - where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks.

Dozens of climbers have been making the assault on the summit in the narrow window of opportunity when weather conditions are good enough.

Robert Haynes Fisher, 44, is reported to have made the top of the world's highest mountain but died 150 metres (almost 500ft) below on his way back down.

According to the expeditionary company's Murari Sharma, Mr Fisher "suddenly fell down" when returning from the summit.

"Our sherpa Jangbu tried to wake him up him and change his oxygen bottle and tried to give him some water but there was no response," added Mr Sharma.

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The climbers that do are usually left with lingering effects. The ones that aren’t so lucky are left where they fall. Sharpe’s death sparked a moral debate about the culture of Everest climbers . Though many had passed by Sharp as he lay dying, and their eyewitness accounts claim he was visibly alive

Climbers usually die on Mount Everest simply from the effects of exhaustion as well as injuries. Along with extreme fatigue, many Everest climbers die after developing symptoms -- loss of There are many tragic stories like that of British climber David Sharp, who sat down under an overhang 1

"Jangbu and other sherpas tried for a long time to wake Mr Fisher up but they couldn't. Finally our sherpa and other sherpas confirmed he is dead. Then they tried to bring down his body, but they could not."

"He was a great man and a good friend and all of us are very sad. Our deepest condolences to Mr Fisher's family, friends, and colleagues for their loss," Mr Sharma added.

'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest © Other Project Possible Credit: @nimsdai/Project Possible Confirming his death, Mr Fisher's partner Kristyn Carriere - who went with him as far as Everest Base Camp before leaving him to climb with an organised trekking group - said on Facebook: "He got his goal."

She added: "My heart is broken. It was his ultimate challenge."

Mr Fisher's family have described him as an "aspirational adventurer".

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Mount Everest attracts many climbers , some of them highly experienced mountaineers. As of 2017[update], nearly 300 people have died on Everest , many of whose bodies remain on the mountain The first recorded efforts to reach Everest 's summit were made by British mountaineers.

Professional climbers often insist that their drive differs from that of the majority of clients who pay Some, however, do get their fill. Seaborn Beck Weathers, a pathologist in Dallas who lost his nose Everest was his last mountaineering experience, though, and that close call with death saved his

"He was a 'tough guy', triathlete, and marathoner. A champion for vegetarianism, published author, and a cultured theatre-goer, lover of Shakespeare," they said.

"We are deeply saddened by his loss as he still had so many more adventures and dreams to fulfil.

"Every one who ever met him in any capacity will always remember the positive impact he had on their lives."

According to the Himalayan Times, Mr Fisher's death brings to at least 20 the number killed in the spring season while climbing mountains above 8,000 metres, of which Everest is one of several.

Murari Sharma, managing director at Everest Pariwar Treks, told the Kathmandu-based newspaper the climber was part of the six-member expedition led by Dani Fuller.

'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest © Other Seamus Lawless died after achieving a 'lifelong dream' to climb the mountain. Pic: GoFundMe Mr Sharma told the paper: "The climbers along with his sherpa guide made it to the summit at around 8.30am."

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But Mount Everest is now his grave, because only minutes later , he After an hour, he made a surprising request to the team leader, David O'Brien, to be shown how to get down the ladders. He is the 30th climber to die on the mountain in the past five years. He died last Wednesday but the news

British climber Robin Fisher, 44, reached the summit Saturday morning but collapsed when he had got On the northern Tibet side of the mountain, a 56-year-old Irish man died Friday morning, his A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest “death zone” has been blamed for at least four of the deaths

He added that the climber died below the summit while a sherpa guide had also complained of illness and been rescued at a lower camp.

The reports come after a picture emerged showing queuing to reach the top of the mountain, on a part of the mountain called the "death zone".

For many people interested in climbing, Everest has become a serious ambition, with a number of trekking firms offering to help people achieve their goals, and reaching the highest point on earth is no longer restricted to professional mountaineers.

Concerns have been raised that too many climbers are being allow to attempt the summit in the narrow window when it is possible, with adventurer Ben Fogle tweeting on Friday in response to the picture: "Nepal and Tibet/China need to limit the number of climbers on the mountain with a London Marathon style lottery for climbing permits."

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'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest
The picture was taken by Nirmal Purja, a former SBS and Gurkha soldier, who also summited the mountain as part of an attempt to conquer the 14 highest mountains in the world in seven months - a challenge that last took seven years.

Irishman Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000 metres.

The father-of-two had texted friends the day before to say the expedition was "proving the most fun he had had".

His death comes a week after fellow Irishman Seamus Lawless, from Bray, Co Wicklow, fell as he was descending from the peak, having achieved his "lifelong dream" to scale the mountain.

A search operation was launched to find Mr Lawless, but his family said in a statement on Friday the mission had been called off due to adverse weather.

Some 41 teams with a total of 378 climbers have permits to scale the mountain this spring season, which ends this month.

An equal number of Nepalese guides are helping them reach the top.

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The victim was not identified, and local prosecutors were investigating. Valais police spokesman Steve Leger said he had no details about why the climbers had been scaling the peak at that hour. The local prosecutor’s office did not immediately reply to an email seeking comment.

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