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Alexey (50), while acclimatizing at Deboche village.
Image by Denis Urubko courtesy Denis Urubko, SOURCE
Alexey Bolotov and Denis Urubko before they left on this expedition.
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Alexey Bolotov died in Khumbu Icefall

Posted: May 15, 2013 12:09 pm EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan) "Alex Bolotov died this morning in Khumbu icefall at 5600m [18,372 feet]," tweeted Russian Climb on May 15.A Nepalese government official, Gyanendra Shrestha, told AFP, Bolotov seems to have left his tent at around three in the morning. When his Sherpa went looking for him, his dead body was found in the Khumbu Icefall at the head of the Khumbu Glacier.Details suggest that Alexey has died after suffering a terrifying fall because of his rope broke at a height of 5600m. According to Maountain.ru Denis Urubko...

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