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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Nepalese rescuers were searching Tuesday for Hilaree Nelson, 49, a day after she fell off near the peak of the world's eighth-highest mountain. An avalanche at a lower elevation on Mount Manaslu also swept several climbers on Monday, killing a Nepali guide.

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Buy the ticket, take the ride.

#1 | Posted by qcp at 2022-09-27 11:56 AM | Reply

2000 feet? Won't find much.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-09-27 12:16 PM | Reply

I stumbled across this story from being subscribed to a few National Geographic people on instagram. Horrible way to go, and her last update from the trek (a couple days prior to going missing) is concerning (with regard to current morale and health of the party on the trail).

Alas, if one is called to a life of exploring and adventuring, then going out pursing one's dreams has a romantic tint to the darkness, in a way.

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2022-09-28 10:08 PM | Reply

To climb the mountain is a feat in of itself, why did she need to ski down it?

I wonder if she thought, on her way down 2000 feet, "Well, this was a bad idea"..

#4 | Posted by boaz at 2022-09-29 10:25 AM | Reply

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