3 Injured in 50 Foot Fall Into Emmons Glacier on Rainier


Three climbers fell 50 feet into Emmons Glacier about 3:30 a.m., Sunday, September 1. The three were airlifted separately. Two of them are critically injured.


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Katahdin airlifted after rock gives way on Hunt Trail

Ned Hamara was airlifted from 3,900 feet on Katahdin after being hit on the head with a rock on Monday, July 1 after he grabbed a rock on the Hunt Trail.
Katahdin hiker hit by falling rock | wcsh6.com.


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Missing hiker found, treated for dehydration after going down wrong side of Boundary Peak

A 54 year old hiker who went down the wrong side of Boundary Park got stranded but called 911 which gave him directions to the trail. When they didn’t return the next day two helicopters were dispatched to find him.
Missing hiker found, treated for dehydration – My News 4 – KRNV, Reno, NV.


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Missoula ice climbers survive fall from Mount Rainier cliff

3 climbers survived a fall from just below the Rainier summit on the Liberty Cap route. One of the climbers “tomahawked” several hundred feet down the mountain.Missoula ice climbers survive fall from Mount Rainier cliff.

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4 Missing on Mount Rainier After Being Missing for a Week

Hope is dwindling on finding 4 climbers reported missing for more than a week on Mount Rainier on the Disappointment Cleaver Route. They are Mark Vucich, 37, of San Diego, and Michelle Trojanowski, 30, of Atlanta. The two were planning to camp at the Muir snowfield. Sork “Erik” Yang, 52, of Springfield, Oregon, and Seol Hee Jin, 52, from Korea.


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Couple Blames Park Service for Not Properly Warning of Whitney Hazards

This report seems to be somewhat ambiguous on the details but a couple who were injured on Whitney are blaming the park service for not properly signing the dangers.


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Record 14 Fatalities in Yosemite This Year

A record number of 14 people have died in Yosemite accidents this year.


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Climber Falls 300 Feet After Being Hit By Falling Ice On Mount Hood

Officials say Meredith Jacques fell 300 feet after being by ice on Mount Hood. She suffered head, neck and back injuries.


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Police Suspend Search for Man Who Disappeared in 2007 in Mauna Kea Blizzard

Police have suspended the search for Brian Murphy of Plymouth, Mich., who was 67 when he hiked into a blizzard on Mauna Kea in December 2007.


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Hiker Frostbitten After Night on Katahdin

A hiker separated from his group was frostbitten after spending a night on Katahdin.


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