Why are there corpses of climbers on Everest?

With great sadness, Kenyans are trying to come to terms with the death of mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui.

Cheruiyot was daring mission to reach the summit of Mount Everest, without supplemental oxygen.

His body was found a few meters below the summit of Mount Everest on Tuesday.

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Kenyan mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui on Mt. Everest. “His body was found a few meters below the summit of Mount Everest,” Everest Today said in a statement.

“His indomitable will and passion for mountaineering will forever be an inspiration. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends during this time of grief.”

Cheruiyot was a banker. He had climbed to the top of Mount Kenya 15 times.

It is a more painful matter for the families and friends of the mountaineers because in most cases their bodies will never be recovered.

Why are bodies left on Mount Everest?

Known as the “death zone” Mount Everest is located above 8,000 meters (26,247 feet).

Located in Nepal and Tibet, Asia, it is one of the deadliest mountains in the world.

The mountain holds memories of final rest for climbers who fail to return home.

An Ultimate Kilimanjaro post claims that climbers face extreme cold, dangerously low oxygen levels and inhospitable conditions.

according to youThe Supreme Kilimanjaro, the The high-altitude environment and extreme conditions on Everest pose significant obstacles to recovery operations.

According to them, it is highly inefficient, impractical and dangerous for moving frozen bodies, which can weigh more than 300 pounds (136 kg).

Helicopters are an exception to assist in the recovery process because the The highest elevation where helicopters can reliably land is Camp 2, located at 21,000 feet (6,400 meters).

This is due to the density of the air on the upper slopes which does not allow helicopters to operate.

On Mount Everest, above a certain altitude, there are not enough air molecules for the rotors to generate enough lift.

The highest helicopter rescue ever performed on Everest was at 7,800 meters (25,590 ft) in 2013, performed in calm weather conditions.

These conditions, coupled with the high cost of recovering bodies, make it impossible for most families to recover the bodies of their loved ones.

The costs associated with body recovery missions on Everest can be prohibitive and require substantial resources and expertise.

While some bodies have been identified and relocated for various reasons, most of the fallen climbers remain on the mountain where they died, Ultimate Kilimanjaro said.

The mountain’s northeast ridge route area below Everest has been named Rainbow Valley.

It is associated with the colorful down jackets of fallen climbers scattered across the landscape.

The Ultimate Kilimanjaro cited that About 300 people have died climbing Mount Everest and there are still approximately 200 bodies on the mountain.

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