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Skilled rock climber and experienced high altitude mountaineer (5, 8000ers) Swiss Joëlle Brupbacher reportedly died on Makalu La at 7,400 m on May 22 at 11.30 pm.
courtesy www.arcteryx.com, SOURCE

Swiss female mountaineer claimed by Makalu

Posted: May 25, 2011 05:14 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) Asian Trekking reports to ExplorersWeb that a Swiss 33-year old female member of the Makalu Spring Expedition 2011 was found dead after summit inside her tent at Camp 3 on May 22.The news seems confirmed by Fabrizio Zangrilli in a broken voice dispatch over satellite. On his website today, Martin Ramos issued a statement along with Jorge Egocheaga saying that Joëlle Brupbacher died on Makalu La at 7,400 m on May 22 at 11.30 pm.Slovak Peter Hamor, Romanian Horia Colibasanu and the two Spaniards Jorge Egocheaga and...

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