His success at the summit of Annapurna (8091m, Nepal) was announced yesterday via a portrait of him smiling. However, it was during the descent that Noel Hannah died on the night of Monday April 17 to Tuesday April 18. The circumstances are not yet clear, but the Northern Irish climber died in his tent, at camp 4. Hannah had made ten ascents of Everest and an attempt at K2 in the winter of 2021.
Noel Hannah. ©Noel Hannah
The Indian mountaineer Anurag Maloo is missing after having fallen into a crevasse under the camp 3, around 6700m. The probability of finding him alive is very low.
As for his compatriot Baller Kaur, she was first announced as dead before being “found” alive and alone at around 7300m, also returning from the summit. Confusion remains about the circumstances of
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