A 48-year-old climber died Friday, June 3, after collapsing close to the summit of Denali, parks officers in Alaska reported.
Fernando Birman of Stockton, New Jersey, collapsed at 19,700 toes on the 20,310-foot peak at 5:45 p.m native time, the National Parks Service mentioned in a information launch.
His guides tried to revive him however Birman was pronounced lifeless, rangers mentioned. His reason behind dying has not been decided however is “consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.”
Guides assisted with the restoration of his physique, the discharge mentioned.
Birman was a part of a 12-person guided group that started its Denali ascent May 22, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
Since 1932, 129 climbers have died at Denali National Park, in line with the information outlet.