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Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote died during an expedition to K2, the second highest peak on the planet, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday (January 16th). “Sad death of Sergi Mingote on K2. He wanted to continue to make History by participating in the first expedition to overcome this summit in the middle of winter and his life was taken in a tragic accident ”, he tweeted, a few hours after a Nepalese team succeeded. this ascent for the first time in winter. Sergi Mingote, 49, suffered a fatal fall as he descended from Camp 1 to Base Camp and still plans to tackle the summit in the coming hours.