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Old 31 July 2013, 15:53
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Tragedy on K2

http://******.com/23996/avalanche-on...enali-schmidt/
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Old 31 July 2013, 18:29
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Smitty, that link is screwed, bro...
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Old 31 July 2013, 18:58
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I was able to Google the subject.
2 New Zealanders (father and son) are feared dead. The Sherpas found the climbers' base camp swept away by an avalanche, probably while they were asleep.
I fear that all is lost... but we do take on adventures, do we not?
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Old 31 July 2013, 19:20
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Old 31 July 2013, 19:59
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Oops

Sorry about the link.

Here are a couple of others

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23493645

http://www.smh.com.au/world/k2-avalanche-father-and-son-killed-20130730-2qvri.html
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Old 31 July 2013, 21:19
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Were these people in the USAF?
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Old 31 July 2013, 22:39
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