Alex Lowe, who perished in an avalanche on on Tibet's Shishipagma on October 5, 1999, has had a peaked named after him.
Alex Lowe accomplished much. Husband, father to three boys, and an alpine and rock career that was legendary. Two ascents of Mount Everest, numerous hard ice and rock ascents in the Greater Ranges and the USA, especially in Montana. In the Summer of 1999 just before his death he climbed the first ascent of the 6000-foot northwest face............MORE AT:
In reply to UKC News:
The guy was a bit of a legend. He dropped into Cape Town the one time with Conrad Anker one day and then went on to onsight some of the classic testpieces on Table Mountain (up to about E3 etc)in tennis shoes with the rope tied around his waist as he could not be bothered to unpack his climbing gear...