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Italian Alpinist dies on Cerro Torre cought in an avalanche

Postby climbxclimb » Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:20 pm

Fabio Giacomelli died on Cerro Torre killed by an avalnche while climbing with rope mate Elio Orlandi (He survived).
To add to the tragedy the two were climbing Cerro Torre to bring to the summit the ashes of the famous alpinist Cesarino Fava who died last year.

here is the news in the italian newspaper:
http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/dettaglio/tragedia-in-patagonia-valanga-sul-cerro-torre-travolge-un-alpinista-trentino/1821738
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Italian alpinist dies on Cerro Torre

Postby Cy Kaicener » Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:10 pm

Here are more details of the tragic news in English :(
http://planetmountain.com/english/News/ ... eyid=37169
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Postby Mathias Zehring » Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:29 am

very moving story, indeed...
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Re: Italian alpinist dies on Cerro Torre

Postby Diego Sahagún » Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:03 am

Cy Kaicener wrote:Here are more details of the tragic news in English :(
http://planetmountain.com/english/News/ ... eyid=37169

Alpinist: http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web10w/news ... +Newswires) :(
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