Keyword: Mountain accident
41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.
On April 16, 2019, Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Jess Roskelley died on Howse Peak in Canada. John Roskelley, Jess's father, reconstructed the accident in detail using photos and GPS data from their cell phones and cameras.
An accident occurred on the Finsteraarhorn on Friday, April 9, 2021. A mountain guide aspirant and his guest were killed in a fall.
On Tuesday afternoon, a man had an accident on the ski run from the Eiger via the west flank. The rescue workers who were immediately called up could only rescue the man dead. His companion was flown out unharmed.
The 27-year-old mountain guide Etienne Bernard from the Fassa Valley, Trentino, was killed in an avalanche on the Sass Pordoi.
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