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Tag Archives: Accidents
Kenneth Lissner of Tampa was airlifted from Borah on Wedneday, August 10 after he used his satellite phone to report he was hypothermic at 12:30 a.m. Two Bear Air Rescue from Kalispell, Montana picked him up at 6:15 a.m. and … Continue reading
Thomas Craig Pfeifle, 19, of Rapid City, was airlifted near the summit of Granite Peak on Monday, August 8, following an accident and is in critical condition after being moved to Seattle. He was rescued at 12,200 feet of the … Continue reading
Guadalupe Mountain National Park has temporarily closed its trails following a small plane crash near the summit. Fire was reported seen at the summit and the debris field is reported to be a half mile wide. Because the crash was … Continue reading
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.
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.
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. … Continue reading
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. Facebook discussion
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 … Continue reading
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.
A record number of 14 people have died in Yosemite accidents this year.