• Sep 28, 2022
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renowned ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson has been found dead.

Nelson's body was spotted on the south face of Mt Manaslu this morning. Simirik Air helicopter had conducted aerial search for the third consecutive day and located her lifeless body on the side of Larke Peak.

Rescuers recovered and carried her body to the base camp. Her mortal remans will be airlifted to Kathmandu later today, sources at the base camp said.

Hilaree Nelson had gone missing just below the true summit of Mt Manaslu while her partner Jim Marrison skied down the 8613-metre peak on Monday.

Nelson reportedly fell into crevasse from just above the fore summit of the mountain when she along with Morrison skied from the real summit. She fell down around 25 meters into vertical crevasse and had gone missing, eyewitnesses had earlier said.

Source:- The Himalayantimes