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A rescuer abseils into the bergschrund on Annapurna south face yesterday.
courtesy Korean Alpine Federation, SOURCE

Annapurna update: No trace found in crevasse

Posted: Oct 28, 2011 10:56 am EDT

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(Angela Benavides) Annapurna rescuers ventured yesterday down to the bottom of the crevasse where Mr. Park and his climbing parters might have fallen, but found no trace of the missing climbers. The current rescue team, led by 14x8000er summiteer Kim Jae-Soo, comprises 19 men (5 S. Kroeans and 14 Sherpas), divided into three smaller groups. Kim had flown from Korea earlier this week, appointed by Korean Alpine Federation for his wide experience and good acclimatization (just back from Cho Oyu).Conditions on Annapurna have...

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