Climber dies during Denali summit attempt - Alaska Public Media

6/6/2022 11:00:00 PM

A park statement said the cause of death was unknown but was consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.

A climber has died after collapsing while attempting to summit Denali, the National Park Service said Saturday. The park service says the man's guides initiated CPR, but he never regained his pulse.

A park statement said the cause of death was unknown but was consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.

June 6, 2022 Denali in Feb.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A climber died while attempting to summit Denali on Friday evening.Share on LinkedIn ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A climber died while attempting to summit Denali on Friday evening.04:57 A climber has died after collapsing while attempting to summit Alaska's Denali mountain, the National Park Service said Saturday.

2021 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media) A climber has died after collapsing while attempting to summit Denali, the National Park Service said Saturday.The climber, 48-year-old Fernando Birman of Stockton, New Jersey, collapsed Friday evening at an elevation of 19,700 feet (6,004 meters) while on an attempt to reach the top of the 20,310-foot (6,190-meter) peak, the park service said.The NPS says Birman’s mountain guides began CPR immediately, but Birman never regained a pulse.The park service statement said Birman’s guides initiated CPR but he never regained his pulse.He was pronounced dead on the scene.Birman was part of a 12-member guided tour that began their ascent on May 22, said Sharon Stiteler, a spokesperson for Denali National Park.The cause of death is not known, but the NPS statement says it was, “consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.After his death, Birman’s body was moved to a plateau and taken down from the mountain by helicopter before being sent to the Alaska medical examiner’s office late Friday night.After his death, Birman's body was moved to a plateau and taken down from the mountain by helicopter before being sent to the Alaska medical examiner's office late Friday night.

The park statement said the cause of death was unknown but was consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.Copyright 2022 KTUU.Copyright 2022 KTUU.There have been 129 climbing deaths at the park since 1932, Stiteler said..Most Read.

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Climber dies while attempting summit of DenaliA climber died Friday evening while attempting to summit Denali.

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New Jersey man dies trying to summit Alaska's Denali mountain, third climber to die on peak since last monthA climber has died after collapsing while attempting to summit Alaska's Denali mountain, the National Park Service said Saturday. Probably vaxxed Sorry to hear that. Awful. I've seen this all over the news...why? Who gives a shit if these dumbasses die climbing a mountain....they risked it and died....don't want to die on a godforsaken mountain? Don't climb it! Lol

Climber dies while attempting summit of DenaliA climber died Friday evening while attempting to summit Denali.

Climber dies while attempting summit of DenaliA climber has died will attempting to summit Denali.

New Jersey man dies trying to summit Alaska's Denali mountain, third climber to die on peak since last monthA climber has died after collapsing while attempting to summit Alaska's Denali mountain, the National Park Service said Saturday. Probably vaxxed Sorry to hear that. Awful. I've seen this all over the news...why? Who gives a shit if these dumbasses die climbing a mountain....they risked it and died....don't want to die on a godforsaken mountain? Don't climb it! Lol