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“Swiss Machine” Ueli Steck Dies in First Everest Death of Season

More than a thousand comments poured onto Ueli Steck’s Facebook page this morning as news of his death on Mt Everest spread. The 41-year-old “Swiss Machine”, as he was known throughout the mountaineering community, was reported killed in a climbing accident near Camp II on Mt Everest Sunday morning. The death has been confirmed. Six rescuers discovered Ueli Steck’s body¬†near […]

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