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

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

CBS NewsFamed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed in accident near Mount EverestCBS NewsKATHMANDU, 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 ...and more »

Famed climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount Everest - The Australian;

Famed climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount Everest - The Australian

The AustralianFamed climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount EverestThe AustralianA 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, ...and more »

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

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

WXIA-TV'Swiss Machine' climber dies near Mount EverestWXIA-TVLegendary 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 ...and more »

'Swiss Machine' climber Ueli Steck dies in fall near Mount Everest - Isle of Wight Radio

'Swiss Machine' climber Ueli Steck dies in fall near Mount EverestIsle of Wight RadioOne of the world's most famous climbers has been killed after falling from a peak near Mount Everest. Ueli Steck, 40, slipped and fell 1,000 metres to the foot of Mount Nuptse as he trained for an attempt to climb the world's highest mountain, Nepalese ...and more »

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

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

Sports IllustratedClimber dies in accident while preparing to climb Mount Everest without oxygenSports IllustratedUeli 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 ...and more »

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

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

TRT WorldVeteran Swiss climber slips to death ahead of Everest featTRT WorldUeli 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 ...and more »

Swiss climber who died near Everest `was David Beckham of mountaineering´ - Daily Mail;

Swiss climber who died near Everest `was David Beckham of mountaineering´ - Daily Mail

Daily MailSwiss climber who died near Everest `was David Beckham of mountaineering´Daily MailSwiss climber Ueli Steck, who has died in an accident 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, 40, died at ...and more »

Famed climber Steck dies in Everest fall - Khaleej Times;

Famed climber Steck dies in Everest fall - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesFamed climber Steck dies in Everest fallKhaleej TimesSwiss 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.and more »

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

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

Legacy.com (blog)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 ...and more »

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

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

UPI.comSwiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Mount EverestUPI.comSwiss 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times (subscription)Record-breaking climber dies on mission to EverestThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsUeli Steck: Everest preparation claims 'Swiss Machine' climberBBC NewsThe 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 »

Swiss Climber Ueli Steck Dies in Accident on Mt. Everest - Daily Beast;

Swiss Climber Ueli Steck Dies in Accident on Mt. Everest - Daily Beast

Daily BeastSwiss Climber Ueli Steck Dies in Accident on Mt. EverestDaily BeastFamed Swiss climber Ueli Steck died in an accident on Mt. Everest on Sunday, officials confirmed. “Today morning, he had an accident on the Nuptse wall and died. It seems he slipped,” said Ang Tsering Sherpa of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.and more »

Legendary climber Ueli Steck dies in tragic Mount Everest accident - Daily Star;

Legendary climber Ueli Steck dies in tragic Mount Everest accident - Daily Star

Daily StarLegendary climber Ueli Steck dies in tragic Mount Everest accidentDaily StarDaredevil Steck, 40, known as the Swiss Machine for his fearlessness and endurance, died while acclimatising for an attempt on the mountain without oxygen. His body has been recovered from the mountain and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in ...and more »

Famed Swiss climber killed near Everest - Taipei Times;

Famed Swiss climber killed near Everest - Taipei Times

Taipei TimesFamed Swiss climber killed near EverestTaipei TimesSwiss climber Ueli Steck poses for a photograph at Sigoyer, in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France, on Aug. 13, 2015. Photo: AFP. Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck, 40, was killed yesterday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in ...and more »

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest - Aljazeera.com;

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comFamed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount EverestAljazeera.comA famed Swiss climber has died in Nepal's Everest region after falling 1,000 metres off a ridge during preparations to scale the world's highest mountain. Ueli Steck, 40, died on Sunday after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak in the ...and more »

Legendary climber dies on Everest - The Daily Star;

Legendary climber dies on Everest - The Daily Star

The Daily StarLegendary climber dies on EverestThe Daily StarUeli Steck, a mountaineer from Switzerland, speaks to the media during an interview at a hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters. Reuters, Kathmandu. An experienced Swiss climber died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of ...and more »

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed while training near Mount Everest - Washington Post;

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed while training near Mount Everest - Washington Post

Washington PostFamed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed while training near Mount EverestWashington PostA famed mountain climber known as the “Swiss Machine” was killed under circumstances that are still unclear in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal. Ueli Steck, who emphasized the athletic aspect of climbing over the adventure, is the ...and more »

Ueli Steck: Everest claims 'Swiss Machine' climber - BBC News - NewsOK.com;

Ueli Steck: Everest claims 'Swiss Machine' climber - BBC News - NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comUeli Steck: Everest claims 'Swiss Machine' climber - BBC NewsNewsOK.com"Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck dies in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on a new route. The Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed on Mount Everest, Nepal's tourist office says. Steck, who was known as the "Swiss Machine", died in an ...and more »

Climber Ueli Steck, known for his fast ascents, dies in training - Canadian Running Magazine (blog);

Climber Ueli Steck, known for his fast ascents, dies in training - Canadian Running Magazine (blog)

Canadian Running Magazine (blog)Climber Ueli Steck, known for his fast ascents, dies in trainingCanadian Running Magazine (blog)The 40-year-old Swiss climber and accomplished mountain runner held multiple speed records for notable climbs around the world. April 30th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running News ...and more »