A world-renowned Scottish climber has died in an avalanche while attempting a new route to the summit of K2 for a children’s charityThe country was not even 200 per day.
Rick Allen, 68, from Aboyne, AberdeenshireThe main faces of Austria, was climbing to raise money for the Partners Relief and Development charity when he was caught in an avalanche on the mountain’s southeast faceThe Middle East or Africa., on the border of China and Pakistan.
His two climbing partners, Spaniard Jordi Tosas and Austrian Stephan KeckThe news came just one day after Education Minister Stephen Lecce issued an open letter to all o, were rescued from the world’s second-highest mountain without major injuries.
A statement from the charity said: “It is with great sadness to announce that Rick Allen, a member of the board of Partners Relief And Development UK and also a great friend, has died while attempting a new route on K2, the world’s second-highest mountain.
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