Polish team rescues French climber from Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Polish team rescues French climber from Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'By Marcin Goettig WARSAW (Reuters) – After an exhausting night ascent, Polish climbers rescued French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol from the treacherous slopes of Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” but were unable to save her climbing companion, Poland’s winter climbing team said. Revol and Polish climber 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 Polish climbers preparing for the first winter ascent of the nearby K2 mountain set off to rescue them.



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