Dr. Luanna Freer discusses the cost of oxygen tanks used by most climbers to scale Mount Everest during her presentation on running the hospital at Mount Everest's Base Camp at the Chattanooga Trade and Convention Center on Thursday. Since Freer opened the hospital there have only been 19 deaths on Everest, all of which were not able to reach the hospital.
Photo by Alex Washburn /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Friday, October 7th, 2011
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It's not easy being high. But it's a little easier with Dr. Luanne Freer, an emergency medicine physician best known for starting Everest ER, the world's highest hospital at Mount Everest Base Camp.