• Mountain accidents, hiker falls and dies in the Lecco area

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August 28, 2021 The fatal accident as the 27-year-old mountaineer from Lombardy and his climbing partner were preparing to abseil from Torre Venezia, after having climbed Via Ratti. To betray a nail used by other climbers who would not hold the weight of the 27-year-plunging into the void



difficult the intervention of the Mountain Rescue helicopter which dropped its own man on top to watch the second climber of 23 years who was also in Milan , blocked at 2,450 meters above sea level. The rescuer kept him company all night, updating him on what was happening and encouraging him, given that due to the arrival of bad weather the helicopter would have had to postpone their recovery until today.



This morning in good weather the helicopter recovered the two men, then the aircraft returned to fly over the wall to look for the fallen boy, a native of Cesano Maderno, near Monza. The clouds descended again, a new rotation was necessary to locate the body of the mountaineer, who ended up 180 meters below in a gully. When 7 rescuers landed, the anchors were equipped to recover the body, an operation then carried out by the Suem di Pieve di Cadore helicopter.

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