An avalanche caused by a falling serac killed at least 9 climbers, with another 6 still missing, on Mt. Manaslu two days ago. Manaslu is the 8th highest peak in the world and is one of the higher points in the Himalayas.
Per the reports, the avalanche hit around 4am while the climbers were sleeping at Camp 2 at around 7,000 meters. American Glen Plake survived the avalanche, his story is quite the read…this is a pretty good article with his story.