Tragic News Famous Climber Noel Hanna Passes Away on Annapurna
18 Apr 2023 - Vidya Shrestha
A renowned irish climber Noel Hanna passed away on Mt Annapurna. He was a very experienced climber who had summited Mt Everest ten times before. Noel Hanna had just returned from the summit point when he passed away at Camp IV. It is not clear what caused his death.
Mt Annapurna is the tenth-highest peak in the world. It is located in Nepal and is known for being a very difficult mountain to climb.Unfortunately, climbing mountains can be very dangerous. Even experienced climbers like Noel Hanna can face unexpected challenges. It is important for climbers to be prepared and take safety precautions.
Noel Hanna, the first Irish person to successfully climb K2 during the winter season, has passed away in Camp IV, as stated by Mingma Sherpa, the chairman of Seven Summit Treks. Efforts are underway to bring their bodies back to base camp, organisers said.
According to the organizer of the climbing expedition, an Indian climber who disappeared on April 17 has been found and rescued from a crevasse where he had fallen 5,600 meters above sea level in Annapurna. The climber was located 300 meters beneath the surface.Read
According to The Himalayan Times Anurag Maloo from India was descending from Camp 3 when an accident took place. He had given up his goal to reach the summit at Camp 4 and was heading back to Base Camp. His outfitter, Seven Summit Trek's, reported the incident and an aerial search is currently being conducted.Read
Pasang Lama Sherpa, also known as Lama Seru, was recently mourned by Sherpas on social media for his passing. Lama Seru, a well-known figure on the trails of the Khumbu Valley, had never reached the summit of Mount Everest, yet he remained a crucial and often unrecognized hero of the area. For many years, he generously volunteered his time to repair, maintain, and expand the local trails. At the age of 79, Lama Seru passed away, leaving behind a legacy of selfless service to the community.Read
According to expedition organizers, at least 54 climbers successfully reached the summit of Annapurna (8,091m), making it the first ascent of the season. Sajid Ali Sadpara, who is the son of the renowned Pakistani mountaineer Mohammad Ali Sadpara, also achieved a successful summit of the peak without using supplemental oxygen, as reported by his expedition organizer, Seven Summit Treks.Read