Erhard Loretan Killed in Alpsby Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC May/2011
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Loretan, who was perhaps best known for his ground-breaking two day ascent of Everest back in 1986, had an impeccable CV in Himalayan mountaineering, including his 1983 hatrick of 8000m peaks climbed within a 17 day period: Gasherbrum II (8035m), Gasherbrum I (8068m) and Broad Peak (8091m).
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