Chilean authorities recover bodies of three Argentine climbers, including a ... trends now
The bodies of three Argentine climbers who died during an expedition at a prominent South American volcano were recovered Wednesday.
The victims, identified as Ignacio Lucero, 49, along with Sergio Berardo and Raúl Espir, both 55, were reported missing Wednesday after they decided to continue the trek up the Cerro Marmolejo in Chile despite the inclement weather and without two Chilean hikers who had accompanied them.
The trio never made it back from the southernmost volcano in the world, which is located on the border between Argentina and Chile.
Their bodies were found Monday morning in an area of Cerro Marmolo located 15,748 feet above sea level.
The victims were found lying on the ground at least 164 feet from each other.
Chilean authorities were able to recover Wednesday morning the bodies of three Argentine hikers who were found dead Monday at Cerro Marmolejo, where they went missing last week during an expedition
Ignacio Lucero, of Argentina, had 30 years of hiking experience and was the tour guide who led the expedition at Cerro Marmolejo last week, where he and two other Argentine climbers died. All three men were located by rescued workers