Ueli Steck Found Dead on Nuptse
According to The New York Times, the Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck, 40, known for his fast, bold, solo ascents in the Alps, Himalayas, and elsewhere, died on Sunday April 30 on Nuptse during an acclimatization run for the Lhotse Traverse, his goal for this trip to the Everest region.
Having previously summitted Mount Everest, Steck died on 30 April 2017 after falling during an acclimatizing climb for an attempt on the Hornbein route on the West Ridge of Everest without supplemental oxygen . Climbing career Steck on the North Couloir Direct of Les Drus (ED2, VI, AI 6+, M8).
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It is not known what caused Steck to fall, but fall he did, an estimated 1000 meters to his death from 300 metres below the summit. His body was found in the Western Cwm, between camps 1 and 2, and memorial services were held for him in Kathmandu. He is survived by a wife, Nicole Steck. Is Ueli Steck on Race to the Summit?
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