Tag Archives: Nepal

“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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Help Sherpas Help Nepal

If you’re looking for a way to help in the midst of the tragedy unfolding in Nepal head over to Crowdrise. Kathmandu-based outdoor apparel manufacturer Sherpa Adventure Gear has created an earthquake relief fund called “Help Sherpas Help Nepal”. One hundred percent of the funds raised through the campaign will go to relief efforts in villages where Sherpa Adventure Gear […]

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Utahns Touched By Nepal Quake


A candlelight vigil will shine in Salt Lake City’s Washington Square this Friday to honor those killed and injured in Saturday’s devastating Nepal quake. The death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake is still not firm but so far more than 4400 are thought dead with several thousand more injured or missing. Many Utah families, however, are breathing a sigh […]

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