Hilaree Nelson in 2004. Raised in the Seattle area, she told a podcast in 2020: “Ironically, it took me leaving Seattle to find my way as a mountaineer and really discover what that even was, and a ski mountaineer at that.” (Corey Rich / The North Face)
(Evan Agostini / AP)
Obituaries

Remembering top ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, born in Seattle

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