Daniel Granberg died at an altitude of 20,391 feet on the second day of a trek across one of Bolivia’s highest peaks, an iconic part of the view from Bolivia’s capital, La Paz.
Granberg grew up surrounded by mountains in Montrose, CO and graduated with a math degree from Princeton University, where he also sang tenor in various groups. His high school did not offer Physics, so he taught himself.
“We found Daniel lifeless, seated at the summit. His lungs did not hold out; he couldn’t get up to continue …”