Ang Tsering Sherpa, head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association said: "He had an accident on the Nuptse
wall and died.
Kamal Prasad Parajuli, an official with Nepal's Department of Tourism, confirmed Steck died while climbing Nuptse
and that he had planned to attempt an Everest ascent.
The outer fabric is too fragile for working in without a protective jacket; however, the Nuptse
isn't bulky, so donning a shell over the top is fine
In the evening we clamber up for our first real view of Everest--it peeks out over the top of the Nuptse
ridge like a shy bride with the imposing South face of Lhotse stretching to the east.
5 -- The mountaineering community in Nepal and worldwide lost one of its senior most 'Icefall Doctor' - the hardy Sherpas who set and maintain the safest path through Khumbu Icefall, the treacherous stretch leading to Mount Everest and neighbouring Lhotse and Nuptse
95 Blacks has everything you could need to keep warm and cosy Women's Nuptse
vest pounds 89.
To keep your feet as protected as your hands, try the Nuptse
Fur boot ($100) from The North Face.
com, where a woman's North Face Nuptse
Down Vest costs pounds 62.
SKI OR STREET: Black Greenland down-filled jacket, pounds 200, in sizes 8-16, and vintage white Metropolis Down parka, pounds 200, in sizes 8-16, worn with own jeans and Nuptse
fake fur boot, pounds 69.
Para saber que se ha llegado a lo mas alto es preciso ver varias montanas: hacia el fondo, el Lohtse (8,516 metros); a la derecha, el Nuptse
(7,900 metros); y al sureste, el Everest (8,848 metros).
Another thrill of a visit to the Thyangbache monastery is one of the world's most stunning views--the towering mountains Kwandge, Tawachee Nuptse
and Lhotse, and, peeking above them all, Everest.
Kenton Cool has described how a man died in his arms during a world-first <Bsix-day summiting of Himalayan giants Nuptse
, Everest and Lhotse Random House
Everest is in view with a huge snow plume blowing away to the East and from here it towers over the Lhotse Nuptse
wall (a wall over 25,000 ft high).
The majestic peaks of Nuptse
, Pumori and Ama Dablam tower over the 5,000m gateway, but Everest herself is hidden from view.