“Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died.” The voice from NPR echoed through my car on an otherwise bright April day, and I felt my heart break inside my chest. 442 more words
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Famous mountain climber, Ueli Steck was killed on Sunday, April 30, 2017 in an accident near Mount Everest.
The 40-year-old died when he slipped from a slope and fell into a crevasse at around 6,600 meters on Mount Nuptse. 96 more words
The 40-year-old Swiss climber was preparing to traverse some of the Himalayas’ highest peaks when he died in an accident.