Reliable sources are reporting that Venezuelan climber and
Everest summiter Jose Antonio Delgado found dead on Nanga Parbat. The rescue
party found the body only approx. 120 feet from his
Our deepest condolences to his wife Freda Ayala who is
now in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad and his relatives...
We have lost another one... This kind of climbing is a very
high risk sport where people die... but that does not make it easier for Freda Ayala tonight...
Earlier report: Sorry for the late update today we have been trying to help
the family and friends of Venezuelan climber José Antonio Delgado contact
anyone at Nanga Parbat.
HERE IS SOME BACKGROUND FROM the family and friends of
Venezuelan climber Jose Antonio Delgado contact anyone at Nanga Parbat.
The trekking company is ATP (Adventure Tour Pakistan), he was in an international expedition, everybody left but the two
Venezuelans decided to stay and make the summit. Jose Delgado did about 7 days ago. When he was coming down a storm hit and he had to stay at C4. He has been there for 6 days, he ran out of food and gas 2/3 days ago. He is keeping communication with the other
Venezuelan who is in BC. We are trying to make a rescue. We don't have information about the weather now. We know there is a
Japanese expedition and few porters. We are sending more porters to the BC to try to
open the route.
His only expedition partner, Edgar Alfonso Guariguata Herrera, I believe that he is in one from the previous camps to the location given in the previous email, anyway I repeat the information that I know: Exact location: Slope Diamir-Kinshofer, in the camp 4, altitude approximate 7.500 meters. He is in a carp buried to more than 1 meter of snow.
Name of the expedition: Venezuelan expedition to Nanga Parbat
Name as it appears on passport: Jose Antonio Delgado Sucre
His climbing partner: Name as it appears on passport: Edgar Alfonso Guariguata Herrera
Occupation: Mountain Guide
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