Vitaly Gorelik passed away - Up-Climbing

Vitaly Gorelik passed away


We got this sad new from Anna Piunova
" One hour ago Vitaliy Gorelik died in BC of cardiac insufficiency.
Several days he was plumbed in medical ventilation apparatus, he suffered from hands frostbitten as well.
Helicopter could not land to pick him up because of violent hurricane burst out.

The Russian 1^winter ascent expedition of K2 is now finished.

Source: Anna Piunova www