Malaysian Everest climber saved in rare high-altitude rescue

Nepali guide Gelje Sherpa is said to have convinced his Chinese client to give up his summit attempt in order to save a Malaysian climber who was clinging to a rope and shivering from extreme cold. – EPA pic, June 1, 2023.

A MALAYSIAN climber has Nepali sherpa guides to thank for after his life was saved from a near death in Mount Everest.

A Reuters report stated that the climber, whose identity was not revealed, narrowly survived after the sherpa guide hauled him down from below the summit of Mount Everest in a “very rare” high-altitude rescue.

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