Photo: Mont Blanc

The body of 42-year-old climber found at an altitude of about 4 thousand meters.

The Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc (border of France and Italy). About it reports AFP referring to the local rescue service.

It is noted that the 42-year-old climber started climbing the highest mountain in Europe on August 18. On the night of August 19 the storm began. The climber has communicated with rescuers, but they were unable to reach it due to bad weather conditions.

“He lost his way and gave the signal. However, to organize the rescue operation failed, because the mountain was in the midst of the storm”, – is spoken in the message.

The body of a climber found on the morning of August 19 at a height of about 4 thousand meters. Rescuers assume that the climber could fall off the cliff.

The local authorities started investigation of the tragedy .

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We will remind, in June, the rescuer and the climber died in the Austrian Alps: they fell into a gorge from a rescue helicopter.