||Everest Summiter David
Hiddleston has passed away in an avalanche of Mt Tasman.
David Hiddleston was a veteran guide
from New Zealand, who EverestNews.com had covered numerous times in the
past several years. He was on Pumori when Rob Hall died in 1996. David
along with several others worked to save lives in 1996 on Everest.
In 2002, he was the asst leader and guide on Adventure
Consultants Everest expedition in which 7 climbers reached the summit.
In 1999, he summited Shishapangma on the Adventure Consultants
expedition with several clients.
Bill Crouse, fellow guide on the Adventure Consultants
Everest expedition, on David
Hiddleston, "I just feel fortunate to have shared
time with him on Everest. "Hip", will forever give me great memories.
David Hiddleston will be missed by
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