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

Renowned Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck has died near Mount Everest in Nepal, tourism officials confirmed. The 40-year-old, known for his daring and athletic climbs, apparently slipped from a slope. Schweiz Bergsteiger Ueli Steck (picture alliance ...and more »

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. Key points: Ueli Steck died while climbing Mount Nuptse, ahead of a planned attempt to climb Everest ...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 ...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 »

'Climbing in the here and now' -

In the following article, journalist and climber, Billi Bierling, pays tribute to her friend Ueli Steck, the Swiss elite climber who died on Sunday on an Everest expedition. Ueli Steck. (RDB/SI/Kurt Reichenbach). Since I first met Ueli in 2007 I got to ...and more »

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

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 morning, multiple sources at the base camp of the world's highest peak confirmed. A group of six ...and more »

Renowned climber Ueli Steck dies near Mount Everest - The Guardian

The renowned mountaineer Ueli Steck, known for his rapid ascents of the Alps which earned him the nickname the “Swiss Machine”, has died in an accident in Nepal near Mount Everest. Steck, who was 40 and one of the most celebrated climbers of his ...and more »

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. PHOTOGRAPH BY BERTRAND DESPREZ / REDUX. When the sad news reached me this morning that Ueli Steck, probably the most accomplished ...and more »

Ueli Steck dead: Famous Swiss climber killed in mountaineering accident near Mount Everest - The Independent

An experienced Swiss climber died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to climb the world's highest mountain, the first to perish in the current climbing season, officials said. Ueli Steck, 40, died after falling ...and more »

Kin arriving from Switzerland to receive Ueli Steck's body - Himalayan Times

Ueli Steck's body being loaded on a helicopter at Everest base camp before it was airlifted to Kathmandu for postmortem. Photo: Phinjo Sherpa. KATHMANDU: Family members of Ueli Steck, who perished on Mt Everest on Sunday morning, are arriving in Nepal ...and more »