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Hilaree Nelson (Ski Mountaineer) Biography, Age, Death, Family, Facts, Achievements, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 29, 2022

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Short Biography

Hilaree Nelson was born on 13-12-1972 in Seattle in the state of Washington, United States. She was an American Ski Mountaineer, Mountaineer & Skier who was popularly known to be the first female to summit two climbs Mount Everest (8,848.86 m) & Lhotse (8,516 m) in 24 hours on 25-05-2012.

Other Name: Hilaree
Other Professions: Mountaineer Skier

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Hilaree Nelson died at the age of 49 on 26-09-2022 in Gorkha, Nepal. She fell down during skiing from Mount Manaslu (8,163 m). She was along with her Ski Mountaineer partner Jim Morrison. Her body founded on 28-09-2022 by rescuers and carried down to the base camp.

DEATHDAY 26 September,2022 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Gorkha, Gandaki

Hilaree Nelson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Robin Nelson
Mother Stanley Nelson
Siblings Not Known
Ex-husband Brian O'Neill (divorced)
Sons Quinn & Graydon
Daughter None
Affair/Partner Jim Morrison

She was born to Robin Nelson & Stanley Nelson into a middle-class family in Seattle. She was married to Brian O'Neill and got divorced. She has two sons named Quinn & Graydon. She was romantically linked with Jim Morrison, her Ski Mountaineer partner.

A young age photo of Hilaree Nelson with her mother: Shared by Hilaree on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 on her Instagram

Hilaree Nelson with her sons Quinn & Graydon, and her partner Jim Morrison

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Seattle, Washington, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Seattle, Washington, United States
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Skiing
Marital Status Divorced
Debut European Women's Extreme Skiing Championship 1996
Best Friends Jim Morrison (Ski Mountaineer)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Skiing
Favorite Place Himalaya Peak
Favorite Dress Pant Top
Favorite Food Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Hilaree Nelson

  • She was born and grew up in Seattle, USA.
  • She started skiing at the age of 3.
  • She had two sons Quinn & Graydon from her marriage with Brian O'Neill.
  • She served as the team captain of The North Face Global Athletic.
  • She was the first female to hold the record for climbing two mountains in 24 hours, Mount Everest (8,848.86 m) & Lhotse (8,516 m).
  • Her name is listed by an American monthly men's lifestyle magazine Men's Journal, as The 25 Most Adventurous Women of the Past 25 Years.
  • Her name is listed in the National Geographic Adventurers 2018.

Hilaree Nelson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Hilaree Nelson was 49 years 9 months & 13 days old age.