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Erhard Loretan killed in Swiss Alps
Posted: 29 April 2011 10:05 AM  
Total Posts:  38
Joined  2005-02-02

The Swiss guide Erhard Loretan had been killed and a client seriously injured while climbing the Gr├╝nhorn in the Swiss Valais. In 1995, Loretan became the 3rd man to climb all 14 8000 meter summits. The two men were on a ski tour but had left their skis at the Gr├╝negghorn to climb the summit ridge when they fell 200 meters.

[ Edited: 29 April 2011 03:07 PM by redac]