The world-class mountaineers were climbing Alberta’s Howse Peak on Tuesday, April 16th when a large avalanche carried them to their likely deaths.
The American climber Hayden Kennedy, one of the most talented all-around climbers of his generation, died on Sunday, October 8, according to one of his sponsors, Black Diamond Equipment.
Ueli Steck, who died in Nepal on April 30, was probably this generation’s greatest alpinist.
Some of the world's most respected flyers including Ludo Woerth killed in ground crash
The pilot was a seasoned flier; Nepal paragliding authorities cite equipment failure as prima facie reason behind the mishap .