Tibetan alpine rescuers successfully rescued an Australian climber experienci
ng critical health problems at an altitude of 7,500 meters on the northern slop
e of Mount Qomolangma – known as Everest in the West – according to the Tibet Mountaineering Association.
The stranded climber was discovered Wednesday at 7 pm by a four-person mountai
neering crew from the Tibet Himalaya Expedition Co on their way back from repair work.
On their journey they found the climber in a state of physical exhaustion, out of consciousness, and in critical condition.
The team reported the situation to Qomolangma Base Camp, and the liaison offic
er ordered the team to assist the climber’s descent, also directing six other mountaineers to facilitate the rescue.