July 24: 61-year-old Canadian climber Richard Cartier of Quebec has gone missing from the world’s second highest mountain K2d while descending from Camp 3 to base camp on Friday evening.

According to base camp sources, he was last spotted while descending from Camp 2 to Camp 1. Richard is yet to be found, despite rescue efforts.

Richard Cartier with his team members Matthew Eakin and Justin Dube-Fahmy were descending from an acclimatization round after 16 hours of climbing they touched lower C4 (7600m). They were pretty tired according to Justin Dube-Fahmy.

Incident happened when they were descending from Camp 2 to Camp 1.

Bodies of Richard Cartier found on K2.

Image Source: Justin Dube-Fahmy
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Image Source: Justin Dube-Fahmy

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