Body of missing US mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found in Nepal

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Nelson, 49, fell down narrow slope on ski back to camp after scaling Nepali peak of Manaslu with partner

The body of the renowned US big-mountain skier Hilaree Nelson was found on Wednesday morning after she fell down a narrow 5,000ft slope during a trek in the Himalayas two days earlier.

Nelson and her partner, Jim Morrison, had scaled the 26,781ft peak of Manaslu on Monday morning. They reached the summit at 10.42am “in tough conditions”, Morrison wrote in an Instagram post on Wednesday. The pair transitioned from climbing to skiing down to regroup with their sherpa team.

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Written by Lauren Aratani
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