In an avalanche in Canada three well-known came from an extreme athlete, apparently, killed. The Austrians David Lama, 28, and Hans-jörg Auer, 35, as well as the Americans, Jess Roskelley, 36, had tried on Wednesday to climb up the Eastern flank of the mountain Howse Peak in Banff National Park in the province of Alberta, informed the Park management on Thursday. Since then, the Trio went missing, according to the Outdoor clothing brand North Face.
"Local Search and Teams to go from Worst", the company said. It will be assumed that the men had been buried by an avalanche. After the athletes were missing have been reported, studied, rescue workers in the area from the air and were able to determine signs of multiple Avalanches. In the debris was spotted, therefore, also a mountain climber equipment. Parks Canada condole with the families of the climbers, said.
"a nightmare has become"
Roskelley climbed in 2003 at the age of 20 years, the Mount Everest. He was the youngest American who conquered the highest mountain in the world. His father, John Roskelley was himself a world-renowned climber, especially in the 70s a lot of acclaimed tours to Nepal, and Pakistan. The sheet, "The Spokesman-Review," he said, the mountain route of his son and his companion had been completed for the first Time in the year 2000.
"is This one of those routes, you have to have the right conditions or it becomes a nightmare," said John Roskelley. "This is one of those Trips, the nightmare has become." If you climb mountains, gone was the danger of the not-too-far. "It is terrible for my wife and me. But it is even worse for his wife."