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01.05.2017
Expedition

In memory of Ueli Steck

At first, we did not even notice it – except for the helicopter landing near Camp 2; we only knew when we received a text message on our LiveTracker: Ueli Steck had a fatal accident in the Nuptse East Face. We cannot understand or explain the exact circumstances, the ‘why’ and ‘how’. What remains is great emptiness. We did not even realize how close we were to the tragic events, even the day after. We are left with our thoughts now; we reflect; we are sad; it’s hard to put into words.

We would like to send Ueli's relatives the infinite power of the mountains at this difficult time. It may serve as a tiny bit of consolation that he lost his life following his passion…

 

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