David Sharp from the UK has died on Everest. To the climber
who has been on Everest up there, he is now in the rock cave next to the dead
Indian climber. Several climbers saw David in trouble. David at some point
froze to death like others before him.
This is old news for those who summited Everest the last few
days. We have been waiting to report until the family was notified. We are now
told the family has been notified.
Climbers saw David in various states, from standing and
walking, to trying to work on his oxygen system, to at one point down on the
David was clearly descending the mountain apparently from
This article about the latest disabled climber to summit, Mark Inglis, talks
about seeing him on the 15th. Numerous climbers summited on the 14th and
15th reporting him in various states. David attempted Everest by himself. He
did not get himself down and therefore he died. Very Sad.
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