Kate Matrosova, a New York-based credit trader for France’s BNP Paribas SA, has died after she was stranded in a blizzard while hiking alone in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. She was 32.
Her body was found at about 2 p.m. Monday between Mount Madison and Mount Adams in the Presidential Range, according to a news release from the state’s Fish and Game Department. A search had begun after she activated an emergency locator beacon at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15. Matrosova died of exposure to temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit and winds of up to 108 miles (174 kilometers) per hour.