A 32-year-old British climber lost his leg after falling on Argentina’s Mount Aconcagua

A British climber is seriously ill in hospital and had to have his leg amputated after a climbing accident in Argentina.

The 32-year-old also suffered a fractured skull in the accident on the 22,837-foot Mount Aconcagua. Asia.

The unidentified Brit reportedly crashed near Condor Nest, the site of a high base camp, when he was at an altitude of just 20,000 feet.

He was taken by helicopter to the Hospital Central in the western Argentine city of Mendoza before being evacuated by ambulance with police escort to speed his arrival.

The 32-year-old Briton fell on the 22,837-foot Mount Aconcagua, the world’s highest mountain outside of Asia.

The alarm was raised around 6pm local time on Tuesday.

Local authorities said that the fall resulted in a fracture at the base of his skull and an amputated right leg.

He was said to be unconscious and in a ‘critical condition’ when he was admitted to hospital. There has been no update from the hospital yet.

Tuesday’s accident came three days after a 55-year-old French climber was fighting for his life after a fall near the same spot.

He suffered multiple injuries, including chest injuries and skull fractures.

He remained in intensive care yesterday on a ventilator and according to local reports, doctors are considering transferring him to Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires.

Aconcagua is in the central Andes range and is located 70 miles northwest of Mendoza and just nine miles from Argentina’s border with Chile.

Aconcagua is in the central Andes range and is located 70 miles northwest of Mendoza and just nine miles from Argentina’s border with Chile.

Altitude sickness is a problem that affects most climbers. The normal route from the route is the easiest with other routes, particularly the south face climb, considered quite difficult.

About 75 percent of climbers are foreign, with Americans and Germans leading the pack from Britain.

British tourist Roger Cookson, 58, died in January 2015 after falling ill while attempting to scale Aconcagua with a friend and local guide.

They were only 1,640 feet from the summit when Scott suffered respiratory failure.

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