November,03, Kathmandu: Hopes of finding three missing alpinists alive have faded. They are missing in an avalanche in the Everest region.
According to the rescue team member Mingma Gyalje Sherpa Search efforts since Sunday have been affected due to extreme weather conditions. He said The possibility of finding missing climbers alive is “Practically zero”
The snow layer where the avalanche took place is 25 Feet Deep. Sherpa added.
Avalanche transceiver and Recco detector device was also used to search and locate missing three french climbers but failed to detect missing climbers Thomas Arfi, Gabriel Miloche, and Louis Pachoud.
According to French media on October 26 they contacted from their camp.
Sherpa said to mteveresttoday.com “they can be found when the snow melts at spring season (March-April). We are heading back to Kathmandu today.
They were part of an eight-member expedition team. they issued permits to climb two mountains Mt Khangtega(6,783m) and Mt Cholatse(6,423m).
The team split into two groups to ascenttwo mountains according to the Department of Tourism.
Images by rescue team