During her hike, Wu fell down the ravine and survived her injuries. The weather turned bad, however, and the rescue plan was hindered—instead of using a helicopter they had to set out on foot. To be clear, there is absolutely no indication that Wu was wearing a bikini at the time of her fall or that her bikini-wearing had anything to do with her death.
Gigi Wu, 36, also known as Wu Chi-yun is an instagrammer best known for climbing and hiking up mountains in nothing but a bikini has frozen to death tapped at the bottom of a ravine. More than a week after setting off, she called a friend on a satellite phone and said she had fallen down a ravine. Black Hawk helicopters were scrambled to save her high, however poor weather conditions prevented them from taking off and Wu was found 28 hours later frozen to death.
TAIPEI AFP - Taiwanese rescue teams were trying on Tuesday Jan 22 to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a bikini. Rescue helicopters struggled to reach her because of bad weather and officials eventually located her lifeless body on Monday. Officials said Wu had told friends she was unable to move the lower half of her body after a fall of some 20m to 30m but was able to give her coordinates.
By Tamar Lapin. January 21, am Updated January 21, pm. Gigi Wu, known on Facebook for posting sizzling seminude pictures atop boulders, was found frozen to death after a foot fall.
A mountaineer famous for climbing in bikinis has frozen to death in tragic circumstances after misfortune struck during a solo hike. Gigi Wu posted risque outdoor shots despite often walking in freezing temperatures. The year-old was eight days into her solo hike when she fell and froze to death.
When you're not the same size on top as you are on the bottom, but you can't buy them separately. Sometimes, you can buy the top and the bottom separately, which is great because odds are, you're two completely different sizes there. But the bikinis whose parts can't be purchased separately are usually the cutest ones you want more than anything, but you can't buy them because bikinis are cruel and weird sometimes.
The mountaineer was eight days into a day solo hike when she tumbled down a ravine. Due to the impact of the fall, Wu sustained injuries to her leg and was unable to move, the outlet reported. Despite her many calls for help, emergency responders were not able to immediately reach her as weather conditions were extremely dangerous.
According to local media reports, Wu managed to contact emergency services, but rescue attempts were delayed by bad weather. Social media tributes have poured in for Wu, who was an experienced hiker despite becoming more famous for her bikini-clad photos. Read more from Yahoo Lifestyle:. Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.