Hilaree Nelson, famed US mountaineer, missing on Nepal’s Manaslu peak

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Trek organiser says the US climber had an accident on Monday as bad weather hampers rescue efforts

The renowned US big-mountain skier Hilaree Nelson has gone missing on a trek in the Himalayas after apparently falling into a 2,000ft crevasse.

Nelson and her partner, Jim Morrison, had scaled the 26,781ft peak of Manaslu mountain on Monday morning. Jiban Ghimire of Shangri-La Nepal Treks, which organised the expedition, told Outside Magazine that the pair reached the summit at 11:30am local time.

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Written by Lauren Aratani
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