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Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Legendary Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck has been killed in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt to traverse Lhotse and Everest. According to the Himalayan Times, “A group of six rescuers discovered a body of the multiple-record holder mountaineer near Nuptse Face of Mt Everest where he could have slipped and fell on the ice-covered slope. “The team has collected the scattered parts of the climber’s body.” A Fishtail Air helicopter has also been sent to … Read entire article »

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Cool bags Everest ‘Three Peaks’

Cool bags Everest ‘Three Peaks’

Serial Everest bagger Kenton Cool has broken his own British record by summiting Everest for the 11th time. Not content with adding to his Everest summit haul, Cool has also climbed neighbouring Nuptse and Lhotse to become the first person to climb all three peaks in one push. However, controversy may ensue after Cool’s PR agency claimed that he was now the “most successful British mountaineer of all time” and the “foremost British climber of all … Read entire article »

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