TRENDING:        Ayanna Pressley       Music festival canceled       Kevin Spacey       Michelle Carter       Pizza festival      Mayflower II Three of the world’s most venerated alpine climbers are believed to have perished in Canada’s Rocky Mountains after an avalanche cascaded down the mountain they were scaling amid a daring expedition, Canadian officials said Thursday. The apparent loss has left the global climbing community devastated as the likelihood they are still alive has slowly diminished. The missing climbers, who were ascending Howse Peak in Banff National Park, have been identified as Jess Roskelley, 36, from Spokane, Washington, son of legendary mountaineer John Roskelley; and David Lama, 28, and Hansjörg Auer, 35, both of Austria. All three were part of the North Face Global Athlete Team, the outdoor apparel company said. “Based on the assessment of the scene, all three members of the party are presumed to be deceased,” Parks Canada, the country’s national parks department, said in a statement Thursday. Authorities have not been able to launch a recovery mission, however, “due to additional avalanches and dangerous conditions at the scene.” John Roskelley told ...