Body of Renowned US Climber Found in Sichuan


The body of Christine Boskoff, a renowned US climber, has been found on a remote mountain in southwest China's Sichuan Province, said local mountaineering association official on Monday. Chinese rescuers resumed the search for Boskoff in the Genyen Mountain this month after snow melted, and found her body near the site where the body of fellow climber Charlie Fowler was found in Dec.. Boskoff, 39, and Fowler, 52, disappeared in November. Boskoff was among the world's leading high-altitude women climbers and had ascended six of the world's peaks over 7,800 meters, including Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest).

Xinhua News, July 23, 2007

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