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Climbing guide evacuated from Camp II on Everest dies – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Dipak Mahat of Gulmi, who fell ill at Camp II on Mount Everest on Monday, was evacuated to Kathmandu for treatment on Tuesday

Kathmandu, MAY 12

A climbing guide, who suffered from severe altitude sickness, died this morning while undergoing treatment in Kathmandu.

Dipak Mahat from Gulmi, who fell ill at Camp II on Mount Everest on Monday, was evacuated to Kathmandu for treatment on Tuesday morning.

Doctors treating Mahat at HAMS Hospital in Kathmandu pronounced him dead on Thursday morning, according to the expedition organizer.

Mahat was part of High 5 Adventures Pvt’s Everest Expedition. Ltd, locally run by Pioneer Adventure.

Doctors reported that Mahat was suffering from excessive bleeding due to high altitude sickness. He underwent treatment in the intensive care unit at HAMS, said Nives Karki of Pioneer Adventure.

Mahat accompanied Narbin Magar from High 5 Adventures Pvt. Ltd while Magar was on a mission to bring a replica of the 22nd FIFA World Cup trophy and flags of all associated nations to the highest points of the seven continents.

Born in 1990 in Hastichaur-1, Gulmi, Magar completed his bachelor’s degree and started his adventurous journey in the Himalayas by obtaining a trekking guide license from the government. Mahat had climbed Island Peak, Lobuche Peak, Mera Peak, Chulu East, Amadablam and Cholatse.

This season, three mountaineers, including a foreigner, have already died in the Everest region.