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Crews Recover Bodies of 7 Missing Climbers

Search continues for the 8th

(Newser) - A search team has recovered the bodies of seven of the eight climbers missing in the Indian Himalayas for a month. The bodies have not been identified, said a government official in northern India, who said returning them to the base camp will take two or three days, per ABC... More »

Bodies of Missing Climbers Found on 'Killer Mountain'

Searchers confirm silhouettes spotted on Nanga Parbat are bodies of Tom Ballard, Daniele Nardi

(Newser) - Two weeks after they went missing on the world's ninth-tallest mountain , the bodies of British climber Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi have been found on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan's so-called "Killer Mountain," reports the Guardian . Wrote Italy's ambassador to Pakistan: "With great sadness I... More »

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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