Peter Wittek : Canadian Professor Missing after Avalanche hits Climbing Group in India.
A Canadian University professor is missing in India after an avalanche struck during an expedition trip he was on.
Peter Wittek was climbing Mount Trishul, a Himalayan peak in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India, with five other mountaineers on Sunday when the avalanche occurred.
Friends and families are paying tributes on social media to the professor .
Urgent request to network: please like and retweet the tweet below as much as possible. @peter_wittek is a dear friend that has made generational contributions to Canada and society at large. Sharing this is the least we can do to help. Cc: @JustinTrudeau #findpeterwittek https://t.co/zQFuB3VYUi
— Elliot MacGowan 👨💻 (@ElliotMacgowan) October 1, 2019
Peter Wittek, a dear friend & mentor went missing on Mt. Trishul. I’m devastated but there is hope! Please share this and help raising awareness for his rescue mission. #findpeterwittek
— Mark Fingerhuth (@mark_fingerhuth) October 2, 2019
I have been aware but quiet about my missing colleague and friend @peter_wittek as it has been very distressing to me. I have hope that he returns well to us. Thinking about his friends and family. We are his family here at UofT. https://t.co/Hj1Rgy2lh4
— Alan Aspuru-Guzik (@A_Aspuru_Guzik) October 2, 2019