Taiwan bikini hiker dies on solo climb despite search efforts
|bbc.com 21 Jan 2019 at 20:09|
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.
Image caption Gigi Wu was a long-time experienced hiker
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.
, she explained she first got the idea of posting bikini photos after losing a bet with a friend.