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R.I.P. Mr Kuriki

Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt


He should have given up Mt Everest as he lost his 9 fingers 6 years ago.

I assume this time he was desperate and even suicidal.

I just wish him rest in peace.

- Words & Phrases -

die on ~ : ~の上で(の途上で)亡くなる

scale : よじ登る

body : 遺体

frostbite : 凍傷・霜焼け

ascent : 上昇

digit : 指 

Kuriki suffered severe frostbite during an ascent in 2012 and lost nine digits.