3 Airlifted Off Mount Logan in 140 KPH Winds


Canada.com reports 3 climbers were short lined by 3 helicopters off of Mount Logan after 140 kph winds shredded their tents in -30C weather.

The climbers had been stranded for 3 days at 5,500 metres about 500 metres from the summit.

In shortlining a line hangs down off the helicopter and they were in a harness attached to the line.
and they were taken off the mountain to a staging area,” said Markel.

Denali National Park assisted in the rescue.

The climbers are Erik Bjarnason, Alex Snigurowicz and another climber.

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