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What was Kate Matrosova thinking?

Investment banker disappeared Kate matrosova, 32 was found dead after attempting to hike solo on one of the highest peaks in the Northeast region at Mount Madison in New Hampshire.

Her cause of death has since been marked by exposure to the elements that deserve the question whether the New Hampshire hiker was not aware of the risks she was taking in place of recent dangerous winter conditions and reports of another impending blizzard? Had she undertaken more than she should have despite her history and keen sense of solo hiking in the past?

According to local media, WMUR, the BNP Paribas the banker’s body is believed to be found 24 hours after she called for help as she attempted to walk more than 100 miles an hour into windy territory.

The report adds that Kate Matrosova arrived at the base of New Hampshire’s 5,400-foot Mount Madison at 5 a.m. Sunday, dropped off by her husband Charlie farhoodi, which is registered on LinkedIn as vice president of JP Morgan.

At the time of her filing, the Russian-born banker who lived in a million dollar apartment in Midtown Manhattan with Farhoodi was planning to hike to the top of Mount Madison, before crossing Mount Adams, Mount Jefferson. and Mount Washington, which at about 6,300 feet is the highest peak in the northeast.

Yet within hours, Matrosova activated a distress beacon in dangerous conditions as the region was hit by winds exceeding 100 mph and temperatures dropped to -30 ° F.

From there, the BNP Paribas forex trader sent his details to the rescuers on Sunday afternoon. Nonetheless, a frantic rescue team that had a wide range to cover could not locate her as a blizzard ensued.

It would take nearly 24 hours for a search team to locate Matrosova. By then, unfortunately too late.

Kate matrosova

Kate matrosova

Kate matrosova

After an unsuccessful attempt on Sunday to locate the banker, a National Guard crew flew over the area with a helicopter on Monday morning but saw nothing due to blowing snow, forced to turn around.

“Unfortunately, a lot of the coordinates we received overnight were anywhere within a mile of circumference.” Fish and Game Lt. Jim Goss Recount WMUR-TV.

Goss reiterated: “I guess if you are going to be hiking in this type of weather you need to be in a more sheltered area, not on an open and exposed ridge line”,

“There is simply no room for error in a place like this.”

According to a report via the UK Dailymail, Ekaterina Matrosova, native Omsk in Russia before moving to Chicago to study in 2002.

She graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing. DePaul University in 2006.

Matrosova’s first job was with JP Morgan as a financial analyst, before moving on to Beach capital management where she reached the position of Investment Advisor.

In 2012, she participated Harvard University Extension School study numerical analysis before obtaining a master’s degree in financial engineering from the University of california, Haas School of Business at Berkeley in 2013.

After a one-year internship at BNP Paribas, she accepted the position of Credit Trading Associate in August 2014.

So many exploits and achievements that could have led the shopkeeper to consider herself invincible …

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Kate Matrosova with her husband, Charlie Farhoodi

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Facebook photos show the BNP Paribas trader looking very active, with many images of hiking and rafting. His interests are listed on LinkedIn like mountaineering, judo and scuba diving.

Friends and relatives paid tribute to Matrosova online, posting photos of the 32-year-old.

One wrote: “Rest in peace …” with a photo of Matrosova walking through a snowy forest in the sun.

Another described her as “a vibrant spirit ”.

A blizzard watch was issued for the New England coast over the weekend that touched the edge of the White Mountain National Forest, which encompasses the Presidential Range.

The region has seen up to 14 inches of snow in some areas. Warnings which one wonders why Kate Matrosova and her husband ignored…?

And then there were these comments on the web that made me wonder:

Why on earth would anyone use such bad judgment? And what was her husband thinking, drop her off and let her walk alone? The weather in the Presidential Range, especially Mount Washington, can change at any time of the year, let alone winter. Winds of 100 mph and a wind chill of minus 80 are not uncommon in winter. I just can’t believe how reckless someone can be with their own life, let alone the rescuers who had to risk their own lives to find it.

She must have been suicidal.

The presidential hike is not something to be taken lightly. It is one of the most dangerous hiking sites in the world.

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Kate Matrosova was found between Mount Madison and Mount Adams (top right), who is believed to have died from exposure to the cold.

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Hiking search …

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