Mountaineer Nadezhda Oleneva died in the mountains of Nepal while climbing Mount Dhaulagiri. reported head coach of the Russian national team Pavel Shabalin.
“The body has been found. Now the issue of transportation is being resolved, because landing a helicopter there is impossible,” Shabalin told the TASS agency.
According to the Russian Embassy in Nepal, the lying figure of the climber was discovered from the air. It will be possible to confirm the death only after the rescue team arrives at the site; it will go there tomorrow, October 16.
Oleneva disappeared around noon on October 14, falling into a crevice from a height of 6680 m. The Russian climber was climbing as part of a group of three people. It was also reported that the climbers planned to climb Daulagiri without using supplemental oxygen.
Nadezhda Oleneva was born on November 19, 1985 in Perm. She is a multiple champion of Russia in mountaineering, a master of sports in mountaineering and a member of the Russian national team. Winner of the national “Steel Angel” award, the “Crystal Peak” award from the Risk.ru portal in the “Outdoor project of the year” category. There is a “Mountain Rescue” token.