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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 »

'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 »

Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal - Arab News

KATMANDU, 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 said.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 »

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 »

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 knew he was dicing with death -

The Swiss are mourning the loss of one of their greatest sports heroes, speed climber Ueli Steck, who died on Sunday in the Himalaya. (SRF/swissinfo.chexternal link). Steck, dubbed the “Swiss Machine”, was 40 and one of the most celebrated climbers of ...and more »

Newshour - BBC News

The world-renowned climber Ueli Steck has died in an accident on Mount Everest, which he was preparing to climb alone on a new route and without oxygen. He is thought to have fallen 1,000m down an ice slope. Nicknamed the "Swiss Machine", ...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, Renowned Mountain Climber, Dies Near Everest at 40 - New York Times

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Ueli Steck, a renowned mountain climber nicknamed “the Swiss Machine” for his rapid ascents of some of the world's most imposing peaks, died in an accident on Sunday at a camp near Mount Everest, Nepali officials said. At the time ...and more »