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French Climber developed altitude-induced hallucination on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

By: Keerthi Mohan

French climber Elisabeth Revol suffered from altitude-induced hallucination that made her take off her shoes and suffer frostbite while she was trapped on Pakistan’s Killer Mountain. She was rescued on Sunday from Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth-highest peak, and is currently in France undergoing treatment. Doctors are assessing if she will require amputation due to frostbite, but that hasn’t dampened her spirit. During a chat with AFP, Revol said she would climb again if presented with an opportunity. “I need this,” she told the news agency. She recalled how rescuers urged her to leave her fellow mountaineer, Tomek Mackiewicz, behind, and…

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