Peru: Two U.S. tourist mountain climbers found dead

Posted on July 29, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Dies

Two Americans were found dead Saturday in the Peruvian Palcaraju snow, more than 6,200 meters high in the northern region of Ancash, after spending 17 days missing, police said.

The bodies of the climbers Ben Horne and Gil Weiss will be moved to the city of Huaraz, which is expected to arrive in the coming hours, according to a police source told Radio Programas del Peru (RPP). Read Article

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