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Missing mountaineer Charlie Fowler was found dead on a remote Chinese peak, the likely victim of an avalanche, a U.S. group organizing the search effort said today. The whereabouts of his climbing partner remain a mystery.
Fowler's legs and gray boots were spotted poking through deep snow yesterday at about 17,000 feet (5,300 meters) on Genyen Peak in southwest China, the Fowler-Boskoff Search Committee...Read Full Story
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The Fowler-Boskoff Search Committee raised funds and coordinated several teams in China to locate Fowler and Boskoff.
Search committee member Arlene Burns of Telluride Mountainfilm called
the establishment of Climb-Aid the "one positive" of the ordeal.
"It takes the template for what Telluride formed from scratch and
formalizes it, making it available in the future," she said. "There
will be a place to go...Read Full Story
The Mountain Fund, an Albuquerque-based nonprofit, established Climb-Aid, The Climber’s Alert Network, after Charlie Fowler’s body was found on Genyen Peak, China. It is designed to help the families of climbers in tragic situations.