Polish rescue team finds French climber on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Polish rescue team finds French climber on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'By Marcin Goettig WARSAW (Reuters) – After an exhausting night ascent a rescue mission found the French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol on the slopes of Pakistan’s treacherous “Killer Mountain”, but a Polish climber who had been with her remained missing, Poland’s winter climbing team said. Revol and her climbing companion, Tomasz Mackiewicz, had called for help on Friday from about 7,400 meters up Pakistan’s second highest peak, the 8,126 meter (26,660 feet) Nanga Parbat. A team of elite Polish climbers, who had been attempting the first winter ascent of the nearby K2 mountain, rushed to try to rescue them.



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