Scott Fischer’s Death – Cause and Date

Scott Fischer cause of death

Born (Birthday) December 24, 1955

Death Date May 11, 1996

Age of Death 40 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Mountain Climber

The mountain climber Scott Fischer died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former mountain climber known for being the first American to climb K2 without extra oxygen as well as the first American to climb Lohtse. He died in 1996 while descending Mount Everest.

He started climbing with the National Outdoor Leadership School while in high school.

He helped found the company Mountain Madness. His story was featured in the 1997 TV movie Into Thin Air: Death on Everest and the 2015 feature film Everest.

Personal Life

He was survived by his wife Jeannie, who he married in 1981, and children Andy and Katie.

He and Rienhold Messner both climbed Mount Kilimanjaro’s Breach Icicle.

How did Scott Fischer die?

Fischer first climbed Mount Everest (29,032 feet / 8,848.86 m) in 1994 and later died during the 1996 blizzard on Everest while descending from the peak.