Conoce a Gigi Wu, la escaladora en bikini que murió congelada

Gigi Wu,  una escaladora que ganó fama por subir fotos suyas en bikini en la cima de montañas, falleció recientemente.

A sus 36 años, el pasado 19 de enero la mujer trató de escalar la Montaña de Jade, una de las más altas de Taiwan.

Lamentablemente, medios locales informaron que falleció en el intento. Cayó de una altura de 20 metros y quedó atrapada en un sitio poco accesible.  

El domingo Gigi logró llamar a los servicios de emergencia, pero el clima impidió que lograran rescatarla. Tardaron casi 30 horas en encontrarla, cuando lo hicieron ya era demasiado tarde.

Al parecer, la escaladora murió de hipotermia por las bajas temperaturas.

La joven taiwanesa tenía miles de seguidores, quienes agradecían su sensuales fotos y admiraban sus hazañas.

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A Taiwanese hiker known for posting bikini clad photos from her summits has died after falling into a ravine during a solo trek. Gigi Wu managed to contact emergency services but bad weather delayed rescue operations, local media reports say. The 36-year-old is thought to have died of hypothermia. She was a popular figure on social media figure and messages on her Facebook pages pay tribute to her as an inspirational hiker. Ms Wu was alone on a multi-day tour of a mountain range in Taiwan's Yushan National Park, the reports say. While she was famous for posting pictures of herself in bikinis from summits, she was an experienced hiker, appearing to use proper equipment and precautions during her expeditions.According to Taiwan News, bad weather had prevented a rescue helicopter from reaching her three times. A rescue mission was eventually sent out on foot. Her body was found on Monday after temperatures had been around freezing point during the previous night, the Liberty Times cited rescue operators as saying. In a 2018 interview cited in Focus Taiwan, she explained she first got the idea of posting bikini photos after losing a bet with a friend. Her last Facebook post to her more than 18,000 followers is dated 18 January and shows the view from a mountain above the clouds. More than 1,000 people have since commented. Many posts were following the dramatic rescue operation, when it was not clear whether she was still alive. Later comments express their condolences, applauding her for having been an inspiration to the hiking community. #bikiniclimber #bikinihiker #gigiwu #YushanNationalPark #taiwan

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