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Man dies in attempt to climb mountain single-handedly

National News // June 30, 2020

A man has died in canton Valais during an attempt to climb a mountain single-handedly. 

Unsplash Man dies in attempt to climb mountain single-handedly

The 21-year-old German national fell several hundred meters while on the north face of the Obergabelhorn, which is over 4,000 meters high.

Valais police say his body was found on the nearby glacier by a helicopter crew. A doctor pronounced the climber dead at the scene. 

 

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