Nicole Capper (Photo: Instagram)
According to Lisa, Nicole had a cold which escalated due to the altitude. She has received medical care and is stable.
Cape Town - Mrs South Africa, Nicole Capper, has been airlifted to Kathmandu Hospital in Nepal, after experiencing respiratory complications during a Mount Everest trek to base camp.
The 32-year-old mother of two, set out on the 18-day expedition on 4 April in an attempt to raise money for Rare Diseases South Africa. She was joined by seven South African trekkers on the journey.
The group had all safely reached base camp on Saturday and had begun their decent the following day. They are expected to reach the ground on Thursday.
According to felow climber Sarel Nong, Nicole started to experience high altitude sickness on Monday night.