Chilean Climber Missing on Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga. Photo: Flickr/ashokboghani/Creative Commons

A Chilean climber is currently missing near the summit of Kangchenjunga (8,586m).

Rodrigo Vivanco went missing above Camp 4 (7,550m) after summiting late on Wednesday evening. A rescue is not currently underway.

This news follows the deaths of two Indian climbers on Kangchenjunga yesterday.

Rodrigo Vivanco (Left). Photo: Rodrigo Vivanco

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