In this photo provided by Loretta Hitch, Rick Hitch is seen ...
May 6th, 2011
(Canadian Press) - In this photo provided by Loretta Hitch, Rick Hitch is seen at base camp below Mount Everest April 10, 2011 in Nepal. Hitch died while climbing Mount Everest on Sunday, May 2, 2011, collapsing from an apparent heart attack near the final base camp before the summit. The 55-year-old was a dedicated mountaineer, having scaled the highest peaks on six continents. (AP Photo/Loretta Hitch) -
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