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NEWS: Rick Allen dies in K2 Avalanche

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 UKC News 26 Jul 2021

World-renowned London-born mountaineer Rick Allen has died aged 66 while attempting a new route on the south-east face of K2. Allen was caught in an avalanche following heavy deposits of fresh snow from a recent storm.

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It is irredeemably sad how this mountaineer has passed pursuing his craft well beyond the reaches that the majority of us can ever even dream of RIP

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Desperate news. The Mazeno Ridge was an extraordinary feat; Rick's performance at altitude always stunning. Very sad. RIP, Rick.

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