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Last week was not a good one, three adventurers 'crossed the bridge' and two are missing. Image by ExlorersWeb (click to enlarge).

ExplorersWeb Week in Review

Posted: Oct 29, 2006 10:17 pm EST

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Last week was not a good one, three adventurers crossed the bridge and two are missing: Climber Todd Skinner fell to his death on Leaning Tower, rower Urko Mendiburu died of a heart attack at only age 35, and on Annapurna Lakpa Rita was killed in an avalanche. In Indian Himalaya, a search is on for Mexican Everest summiteers Alfonso de la Parra and Andres Delgado. In other news, Nangpa La survivors reported that they had been shot at like sitting ducks, while in Nepal the Maoists continue to harass local folks and climbers...

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