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Hilaree Nelson Given
a Sherpa Cremation
Oct 3, 2022 11:23 AM CDT
Hilaree Nelson Given a Sherpa Cremation
The ski mountaineer died in a Sept. 26 fall
- Hilaree Nelson died on Sept. 26 after falling thousands of feet when a small avalanche struck as she skied down the 26,781-foot Manaslu in Nepal. On Sunday, she received a traditional funeral at a Sherpa cremation ground in that country. The AP reports family, friends, mountaineers, and government officials...
Sep 28, 2022 7:16 AM CDT
8th-Highest Peak Claims Pioneering US Mountaineer
Body of Hilaree Nelson recovered from Nepal's Mount Manaslu, from which she fell on Monday
The death of US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson has been confirmed with the recovery of her body from the world's eighth-highest peak. The 49-year-old fell down the southern side of Nepal's 26,781-foot Mount Manaslu after leaving the summit on Monday. Her partner, Jim Morrison, who was...
9 Climbers Die
in Nepal Avalanche
Sep 23, 2012 5:38 AM CDT
9 Climbers Die in Nepal Avalanche
Six others missing on Mount Manaslu
- An avalanche swept away climbers on a Himalayan peak in Nepal today, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing, officials said. A police official said the bodies of a Nepalese guide and German man were recovered and that rescue pilots have spotted seven other bodies on the slopes...
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