American Ski Mountaineer, Hilaree Nelson, 49, missing from Mt Manaslu, Nepal

On May 25, 2012, American ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson became the first woman to ascend two 8000-meter peaks in a single 24-hour effort.

The “Dream Line,” the Lhotse Couloir, was first skied down by Nelson and his companion Jim Morrison on September 30, 2018, from the summit.

Ski legend Hilaree Nelson is missing on Mount Manaslu

Big mountain skier Hilaree Nelson, 49, was recently seen getting close to Manaslu’s top as her partner Jim Marrison flew down. This morning, the Himalayan Times broke the story.

She reportedly fell into a crevice while Nelson and Morrison were beginning to ski down from the genuine peak of Manaslu. According to The Times, she plunged about 25 meters into a chasm. This report is hours old, and circumstances have probably changed since. However, other climbers on the mountain claimed Morrison was skiing down while their guides were waiting at camp four.

Nelson, a mother of two, is regarded as one of the most skilled skiers ever. She has participated in over 40 expeditions to 16 different countries and made dozens of first descents. Her accomplishments include being the first person to ski down Lhotse Couloir in 2018, winning National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2018, skiing down Papsura Peak in India in 2017, climbing Cassin Ridge on Denali in June 2017, becoming the first woman to ski down Makalu La Couloir in Nepal in 2015, and summiting both Everest and Lhotse in one push in 2012.

Nelson is a top-tier winter athlete for The North Face.

Hilaree Nelson Age, Family, and Early Life 

Hilaree Nelson was born on 13 December 1972. She is 49 years old. The names and details of her parents are under review. She is of American nationality and white ethnicity.

hilaree nelson family

Her zodiac as per her date of birth is Sagittarius.

Hilaree Nelson Career, What is her Profession?

Nelson was born and raised in Seattle, began skiing at the age of 3, has experience skiing at Stevens Pass, is a mother of two, and now resides in Telluride, Colorado. She also serves as the captain of the current The North Face Global Athletic Team. On the 2012 Montana State University Everest Education Expedition, she participated as a team member.

Nelson has received a National Geographic Explorers award, participated in over 40 excursions, and made the first ski descents in a number of locations, including the Tetons, Argentina, Kamchatka, the Baffin and South Georgia Islands, and Kamchatka.

Her writing has also appeared in magazines like Outside Journal, The Ski Journal, National Geographic Adventure, and others.

While skiing down Mount Manaslu’s summit in Nepal with her lover, Jim Morrison, on September 26, 2022, Nelson slipped into a 2,000-foot crevasse. She is still unaccounted for as of September 27 due to initial rescue efforts being impeded by inclement weather.

Which school and college did she go to?

The high school she attended and the university she graduated from are under review.

Hilaree Nelson Net Worth, How much does she earn?

The net worth details of Hilaree are not disclosed.

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Hilaree Nelson Husband, What is her relationship?

Hilaree Nelson is a mother of her 2 children. She is the partner of Jim Morrison.

Is she available on any social media platforms?

Hilaree Nelson is on Instagram as @hilareenelson.

Physical Appearance of Hilaree Nelson’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBrown
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Hilaree Nelson’s which should be known

Zodiac SignSagittarius
Net WorthN / A
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedIn a relationship
Current SpouseJim Morrison