Mountain Climbers lost in China

Update: There is bad news in this search – one body has been found on remote mountain slope in China: CNN Reports

It has now been identified as Charlie Fowler  Boskoff is still missing but it appears they presume she did not make it either.

Mountain Madness was the company founded by Scott Fisher who died on Mt Everest in the ill fated expedition chronicled in the book “Into Thin Air”.

CLICK HERE for the Fowler Boskoff blog that is collecting any relevant information about the missing climbers Fowler and Boskoff.

James Kim Search Discussion – Click here | Mount Hood Climber Search

CNN reports two elite US Mountain Climbers are lost in China, it appears after returning to a city after conquering one of the world’s tallest unclimbed peaks and perhaps heading off for new mountains.

For more information, check out:

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10 Responses to Mountain Climbers lost in China

  1. Tommo says:

    “Yak butter tea?” Yowza.

  2. glenn says:

    Does anyone know what kind of SAR China has?

  3. glenn says:

    Joe your Mount Hood Climber search link at the top of this post does not seem to be working…FYI

  4. mapper says:

    china…now theres a challenge!

  5. glenn says:

    Are there any updates on this?

  6. joeduck says:

    Glenn yes a lot of news at their search blog which is effectively testing the idea that an online environment can really help with searching:

    I’m pretty sure it’s been done before but this is the first I’ve seen where the blog appears to be the key point of data collection.

  7. joeduck says:

    Bad news: A body of one of the climbers was found today in a remote mountain area of China: CNN Dec 27:

  8. glenn says:

    Wow…sad news…not a good time to be climbing!

    At least they are coming home.

  9. thehendricksreport says:


    Seems we both cover a few of the same stories…haha. Haven’t been here in awhile but noticed you were covering the lost climbers in China. I do have some more stories and links on this issue over on my blog as well.

    I am hearing that an avalanche took out the climbers…at least they were found. Two still missing on Mt. Hood…

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