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Paulbmounds


Aug 10, 2010, 7:23 AM
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Frederik Erikson
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Frederik Erikson, 35, of Sweden and an exchange student graduate of Central Lyon H.S. Rock Rapids, IA., died trying to be the first person trying to ski from the summit of K2 to basecamp. He fell 3,300 feet. His body will not be recovered due to hazards.


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Aug 10, 2010, 7:43 AM
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Re: [Paulbmounds] Frederik Erikson [In reply to]
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That's Bold. May he rest in peace.


acorneau


Aug 10, 2010, 10:31 AM
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Ericsson's body, resting at about 7,000 meters, will remain where it fell, Schipper said on Ericsson's website.
"His parents have requested it remain in the mountains he loved," he wrote. "Retrieval would be exceptionally dangerous."


Also, previously posted here: http://www.rockclimbing.com/...post=2373428#2373428


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