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Ueli Steck - a life in mountaineering -

Steck was a record-breaking Swiss climber who pushed boundaries and lived to take on ever more challenging feats in the mountains. Obituary. Ueli Steck Funeral held for Swiss climber below Everest. Family, friends and fellow climbers gathered below the ...and more »

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.and more »

Ueli Steck, famed Swiss mountain climber, dead after plunging 3280 feet near Mount Everest - Washington Post

The last time Ueli Steck traversed the route near Mount Everest that would eventually kill him, the famed Swiss climber was forced to flee from a brawl with angry Sherpas. That was in 2013, and the incident made Steck — considered the most ...and more »

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck falls 1000m to his death while training to scale Everest -

A famed climber has fallen 1,000 metres to his death while training to scale Mount Everest . Experienced Swiss climber Ueli Steck died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to climb the world's highest mountain.and more »

Legendary Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Mount Everest - Deutsche Welle

Dubbed the "Swiss Machine" for his daring speed climbs in the Himalayas, Ueli Steck was on Mount Everest to acclimatize before attempting to summit the world's tallest peak next month. He wanted to take a rarely used route. Mingma Sherpa of Seven ...and more »

'Swiss Machine' Ueli Steck killed in Mt Everest accident - Himalayan Times

Ueli Steck seen practicing above Camp I on Mt Everest. Photo Courtsey: Ashish Sherchan. KATHMANDU: Ueli Steck (41), popularly known as 'Swiss Machine' in the mountaineering world, was killed in an accident near Camp II on Mt Everest on Sunday ...and more »

Renowned climber Ueli Steck dies near Mount Everest - The Guardian

Mountaineer known as 'Swiss Machine' had been planning to ascend Everest and nearby Mount Lhotse next month. Sam Jones and agencies. @swajones. Sun 30 Apr 2017 06.23 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.05 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

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

When the sad news reached me this morning that Ueli Steck, probably the most accomplished mountaineer of his generation, had died near Mt. Everest, I was surprised to hear that he had returned to a place he disdained for its crowds and its bitter ...and more »

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Everest - The Local Switzerland

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

Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck to be buried in Nepal - The Local Switzerland · @thelocalswitzer. 1 May 2017. 10:25 CEST+02:00. Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck, who fell to his death on Sunday during preparations for summiting Everest, will be buried in Nepal, his spokesman has said. Steck's family will travel to ...and more »