'David Beckham' of mountaineering dies - Yahoo7 News

Swiss climber Ueli Steck, who fell to his death near Mount Everest, was the David Beckham of the mountaineering world and will "go down as one of the greatest ever", according to one of Britain's most honoured mountaineers. Steck died after falling to ...

Climbing's Swiss Machine is killed on new Everest venture - The Times (subscription)

A mountaineer who was known as the “Swiss Machine” has been killed near Mount Everest. Ueli Steck, 40, died in an accident on Mount Nuptse while acclimatising for an attempt on Everest without oxygen by a new route. His body has been recovered from ...

Ueli Steck, famed Swiss mountaineer, dies in accident near Mount Everest - Mic

Ueli Steck, the famous Swiss climber renowned for his quick ascents and numerous mountaineering awards, died at the age of 40 while acclimatizing near the base of Mount Nuptse near Mount Everest, BBC reported Sunday. Steck was preparing for his ...

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed in accident near Mount Everest - CBS News

KATHMANDU, Nepal -- A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents -- including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months -- was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers ...

Famed climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount Everest - The Australian

A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents, including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months, has been killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal. Ueli Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, ...

'Swiss Machine' climber dies near Mount Everest - WXIA-TV

Legendary Swiss rock climber and mountaineer Ueli Steck died Sunday in an accident in Nepal, his family said. "Ueli Steck was killed while trying to climb Mount Everest and the Lhotse," the family said on his Facebook page, adding that the exact ...

Climber dies in accident while preparing to climb Mount Everest without oxygen - Sports Illustrated

Ueli Steck, a Swiss mountain climber nicknamed the "Swiss Machine", died on Sunday after slipping from a slope and falling into a crevasse at around 6,600 meters on Mount Nupste in Nepal, according to CNN. Steck was 40 years old. The Swiss climber was ...

Veteran Swiss climber slips to death ahead of Everest feat - TRT World

Ueli Steck, 40, died after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak ahead of a bid to climb Everest through the less-climbed West Ridge route, expedition organisers and officials say. Photo by: AFP. Earlier Steck said he'd judge the attempt ...

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies in Everest training accident - KBZK Bozeman News

Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in an accident near Mount Everest, Nepal's tourism department said. (CNN photo). Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in an accident near Mount Everest, Nepal's tourism department said. The 40-year-old ...

Acclaimed Swiss climber dies on Everest - Republica

KATHMANDU, May 1: Swiss climber Ueli Steck famed for his relentless mountaineering feats perished on Everest during a mountaineering accident early morning on Sunday. He was 40. Steck, whose accomplishments earned him the nickname 'the Swiss ...

Ueli Steck, famous Swiss climber, dies in Nepal ahead of Mount Everest expedition - ABC Online

One of the world's most famous climbers, Swiss man Ueli Steck, has been killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, officials say. Steck, 40, died after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak in the area, said Mingma ...

World's most famous climber 'The Swiss Machine' falls to his death near Everest - RT

The world's most famous climber has died in the Everest region of Nepal while preparing to climb the highest peak on the planet without the aid of oxygen. Ueli Steck, 40, fell 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak in the ...

Ueli Steck Dies While Preparing for Ascent of Mt. Everest - Teton Gravity Research

Ueli Steck has passed away in a mountaineering accident this Sunday according to Nepal's Tourism Department and confirmed by other news outlets. Steck fell from a slope into a crevasse at 6,600 meters on Mount Neptse. Known as the "Swiss Machine", ...

Ueli Steck and a Fateful Return to Everest - The New Yorker

Ueli Steck, one of the most accomplished mountaineers of his generation, died during a practice climb near Mt. Everest.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY BERTRAND DESPREZ / REDUX. When the sad news reached me this morning that Ueli Steck, probably the ...

Famed climber Steck dies in Everest fall - Khaleej Times

Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, died on Mount Everest on Sunday, officials said. "Today morning, he had an accident on the Nuptse wall and died.

Ueli Steck dies in fall in Everest region - Cross Country magazine

Ueli Steck, the pioneering mountaineer and paraglider pilot, has died in a climbing accident in the Everest region of Nepal. Steck, 40, died after falling while climbing on Nuptse (7,861m), according to reports. He was in the area acclimatising ahead ...

Ueli Steck (1976 - 2017) - Legacy.com (blog)

Ueli Steck, famous Swiss climber, has died on Mount Everest at the age of 40, according to multiple news sources. Steck died while acclimatising for an attempt on Everest without oxygen by a new route. He was called the “Swiss Machine” for his ...

Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Mount Everest - UPI.com

Swiss climber Ueli Steck died during a training accident Sunday near Mount Everest, Nepal's tourism department said. Photo courtesy of Steck website. April 30 (UPI) -- Mountain climber Ueli Steck, known as the "Swiss Machine," died Sunday during a ...

Record-breaking climber dies on mission to Everest - The Times (subscription)

A celebrated Swiss climber famed for his rapid ascents has died on Mount Everest ahead of a climb up an unconventional passage. Ueli Steck, 40, nicknamed “the Swiss Machine”, was acclimatising on the mountain before attempting to summit the world's ...

Ueli Steck: Everest preparation claims 'Swiss Machine' climber - BBC News

The Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed preparing to climb Mount Everest, Nepal's tourist office says. Steck, 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.