NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — This has been the deadliest year ever for climbing the world’s tallest mountain.

An estimated 15 people are said to have lost their lives scaling Mount Everest, and that figure could grow.

Rohan Freeman, who runs the 7 Summits engineering firm and the Freeman Companies in Hartford, is an experienced climber who just returned from Everest. 

He shared his story with Dennis House. Watch the video above.