May 29, 2013

Exhaustion felled noted Japanese climber, her Sherpa says

Mountaineer Chizuko Kono died of exhaustion last week while climbing in the Himalayas, while a Spanish climber was killed by an avalanche on the same mountain, Kono’s Sherpa and Nepalese officials said Tuesday. Dawa Sherpa, who was with the 66-year-old Kono until her death, ...