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Three extreme climbers appears to die in avalanche

Of the three well-known climbers David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley missing since an avalanche in Canada every sign of life. Authorities assume that they are killed in a car crash.

After an avalanche in Canada three world-famous mountain missing climbers. It is to be presumed that the Austrians David Lama, hansjörg Auer and the US-American Jess Roskelley has been spilled, explained to her Sponsor, the North Face. The authorities assume that they have died.

The three extreme athletes tried to climb up the Eastern flank of the mountain Howse Peak in Banff National Park in the province of Alberta, informed the Park management. After the athletes were missing have been reported, studied, rescue workers in the area from the air and discovered signs of multiple Avalanches. In the debris was spotted, therefore, also a mountain climber equipment. Because of the continuing danger of avalanches in the area, no further recovery are currently, or salvage work possible.

father's death, John's Roskelleys

Jess Roskelley in the year 2003, when he ascended at the age of 20 years, the Mount Everest.

John Roskelley, father of the missing Jess Roskelley and used to be a world-renowned climber, told the newspaper "The Spokesman Review" that he go from the death of his son. "The Route he wanted to go, was addressed for the first Time in the year 2000," he said. "It is one of these routes, the conditions to be perfect, otherwise it becomes a nightmare. This is exactly what happened."

The 36-year-old Jess Ross Kelley was among other things known for the fact that he climbed in 2003 as the then-youngest American, at the age of 20 years, the highest mountain in the world: Mount Everest. The 28-year-old Lama made in the past few years, through a difficult first ascents for attention. Among other things, in 2012, succeeded him, together with Peter Ortner first free ascent of the so-called compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. Auer reached in recent years, and in the spectacular Free-Solo ascents, so the climb more difficult routes without a Partner and without a safety Rope.

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