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American Cop Missing on Russia's Tallest Mountain

Steven Beare was due at a checkpoint June 16 but never showed up

(Newser) - A police officer and national guardsman from Colorado is missing on Russia's tallest mountain, the Denver Post reports. Steven Beare, attempting his first solo climb without a guide, was due at a checkpoint June 16 but never arrived. "We know that there was a really bad storm that... More »

Remains of Climbers Missing 45 Years Are Found

Japanese duo were trying to scale the Matterhorn

(Newser) - Two Japanese climbers who went missing 45 years ago and whose bones were found on a glacier under the Matterhorn mountain have been identified, say Swiss police. The remains of the men, whose names have not been released, were found in September by another climber more than 9,000 feet... More »

Missing Climber's Frozen Body Found 32 Years Later

Patrice Hyvert disappeared on Mont Blanc in 1982 when he was just 23

(Newser) - Some 32 years after he went missing, the body of aspiring mountain guide Patrice Hyvert has been found, frozen, on a glacier in the Mont Blanc range. Just 23 at the time he vanished during a solo climb of one of the Mont Blanc massif's main peaks, Hyvert was... More »

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