Saturday, February 24, 2024

A mountaineer died after falling off a cliff in the Pyrenees, the second this year in Aspe

A new tragedy in the Aragonese Pyrenees. A man from the countryside, aged 58, and a neighbor of Barcelona died this Saturday when he fell into Aspe while doing a climbing activity. This is the second fatal accident this year in Huesca and both are involved. 2,645 meters of sea level is located at 2,645 meters above sea level, which is located in the Western Valleys Natural Park, between the valleys of Aísa and Somport.

According to sources from the Government of Aragon, 112 received a call at 5:00 pm. from a person who reported that he was descending Aspe Peak via the classic north route with another person who stepped on an ice sheet and fell down the slope about 200 m. hit himself with many stones.

Jac’s Greimin, another of the Huesca Air Unit and a doctor in 061, moved to the area. After finding the mountaineer, they couldn’t do more than certify his death.

while, His partner, 57 years old and also a resident of Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ The latter was transferred to Candanchú and the body of the deceased to the Jaca heliport, where the funeral services are waiting for the next transfer to the Institute of Legal Medicine in Huesca.

Just three weeks ago, another 27-year-old Navarrese mountaineer also lost his life while climbing Aspe. with another partner. The two were climbing the classic northern route, equipped with mountaineering equipment, when one of them fell 200 meters. His companion was left stranded.

Greim in Jaca, the Huesca Air Unit, and a doctor from 061 found the fallen mountaineer, who had signs incompatible with life, so they evacuated the body to the plane using a crane cycle. They also took their partner, 26, who was unharmed.

Last week, there was also a serious accident in Aspe. A mountaineer from Bilbao, 62 years old, rushed some 200 meters and fell towards a hole in the Collado de Tortillas area, on the classic north face. Fortunately, the helmet saved his life.

Greim in Jaca, the Huesca Air Unit, and the doctor from 061 found the injured man and reached him with the ice axes and crampons. He was treated by the health personnel of the area, and he was evacuated on a rescue stretcher to the hospital in Jaca.

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