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    slayer14
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    Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed in climbing accident near Mount Everest

    The high-profile Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed in a climbing accident near Mount Everest.
    Steck, 40, who was known as the “Swiss Machine” died in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on the mountain, without oxygen, by a new route.
    Expedition organiser Mingma Sherpa, of Seven Summit Treks, said Steck was killed at Camp One of Mount Nuptse.
    His body has been recovered from the site and taken to Lukla, where the only airport in the Mount Everest area is located.
    It was not clear how Steck died but he was planning to climb 8,850 metre (29,035ft) Mount Everest and nearby Mount Lhotse next month

    https://uk.yahoo.com/news/swiss-clim...105500959.html

    One of the great climbers RIP

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    He died doing what he loved to do...

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    Many of these guys eventually die, very hard to go your whole career without death

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    RIP mang

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Many of these guys eventually die, very hard to go your whole career without death
    Most of us are going to have a hard time going our whole life without eventually facing death

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