Posted by: bluesyemre | May 2, 2017

Ueli Steck (Swiss #rockclimber and #mountaineer 4 October 1976 – 30 April 2017)

Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in an accident near Mount Everest, Nepal’s tourism department said. The 40-year-old died when he slipped from a slope and fell into a crevasse at around 6,600 meters on Mount Nuptse, expedition organizers told CNN.

His body has been recovered and airlifted to Lukla, where the nearest airport to Mount Everest is located, Dinesh Bhattarai, of the Nepal Tourism Department said.

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/30/europe/swiss-climber-death/index.html

http://www.uelisteck.ch/en/


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