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Keshab Gurung who stayed with Juanjo Garra till the end.
courtesy Manuel Gonzalez, SOURCE

Dhaulagiri and Kangchenjunga: season's end

Posted: May 30, 2013 01:57 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) Not as populated as Everest, but the two mountains had their share of accidents and drama this season. Dhaulagiri Dhaulagiri us the world's 7th highest peak at 8167m. After spending 3 nights exposed at high altitude on Dhaula, Catalonian Juanjo Garra, perished. With him was the team's Sherpa, Keshab Gurung, who volunteered to try to bring Garra down and stayed with him till the end. The 38-year-old, who has climbed 5x 8000ers (Manaslu, Everest and Shishapangma, twice, and Annapurna and Cho Oyu), was...

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