On Saturday, a 35-year-old mountaineer from Zaragoza died after falling about 40 metres at Pico Midi d’Ossau in the Bearn region ( France ). He was walking to approach one of the climbing routes that required the group to be tied down when he was injured. Fernando Colás, a climber, collapsed while descending a quarry without being roped. According to French media sources, he hit his head and died on the spot.
According to the Republic des Pyrénées, the dead and his two friends were seasoned, competent mountaineers, and well-equipped.
His two coworkers alerted the Spanish emergency services, who sent his request to the French authorities. The Olorón high mountain specialists were notified, but owing to weather circumstances, they were unable to act. Two lifeguards from the Gavarnie Mountain Rescue Center arrived, escorted by a doctor from Samu 65, and Dragon 64 carried them. Montaeros de Aragón de Zaragoza was the family of the dead.
This death follows that of a 22-year-old mountain runner from Jaca who died on Thursday in the Aragonese Pyrenees after falling down a steep cut along the Camino de La Zapatilla, near Candanch. The young man was training and became lost as a result of the fog in the region. The Civil Guard was able to recover his body.
Over the weekend, Greim de Huesca professionals distributed nine more assistance devices around the province, treating 13 individuals. Among them are two members of a plane’s crew who had to make an emergency landing at Coll de Fadas in Bisaurri on Saturday (Ribagorza).
Both were badly hurt, suffering from a variety of ailments. They were rescued by the Benemérita chopper and then flown to the Miguel Servet Hospital in Zaragoza and the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona on separate 112 planes. The two wounded people, aged 53 and 64, are both locals.
Another five rescues were conducted out on Saturday to assist another seven people and a dog. The Sereim de Jaca, together with a doctor from 061, flew a 48-year-old man from Zaragoza to a hospital in Jaca after he was involved in an accident while riding his bike near Pico de la Raca at La Astn station.
Shortly after, Huesca specialists used the aircraft to transport a dog and its owner to the Panticosa Spa, where the man had parked his car. When a boulder fell on the animal, it fractured its leg and was unable to continue on its journey.
On Saturday, a new operation assisted a guy who was feeling sick and unable to continue on his own while on a mountain trip via the Cotiella range, going towards the Armea refuge ( Seira ). He was taken to the town’s heli-surface by the Greim de Benasque and transported to the health facility in an ambulance.
Boltaa experts treated a French hiker in the Brecha de Rolan, in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, after the previous rescue was finished. A fall caused him to get a head injury. He was airlifted to Pradera de Ordesa and then transported to a hospital in an ambulance.
The Ereim de Panticosa rescued a 42-year-old man, a 45-year-old woman, and a youngster, all of Zaragoza inhabitants and unhurt, who had been encrusted owing to a lack of technical knowledge and expertise. in Panticosa, on the route known as “acuaendro”
The Civil Guard’s mountain teams performed three more rescues on Friday, assisting four individuals.