Tag Archives: Accidents

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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5 Emerge From Being Snowed in On Mount Whitney

All five hikers who were missing for nearly 5 days on Mount Whitney following a snowstorm on October 18 have been accounted for. Phillip Abraham, Stevan Filipsand Dale Clymens, all of Omaha were found in a cave. They had initially … Continue reading

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Fatal Highpointing Accident Mentioned in Article on Extreme Sports Risks

The accident last week in which a 13-year-old was killed in a motocross event in Indianapolis prompted the Arlington Heights, Illinois, Daily Herald to discuss the risks in extreme sports on their impact on adults and children. The article says … Continue reading

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Nearly Pefectly Preserved Body of Climber Found 21 Years Later in Jasper

Jasper National Park in Alberta have found the nearly perfectly preserved body of climber William Holland on Dome Glacier after Holland fell off a mountain 21 years ago.

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Bodies Found on Mount Hood Believed to December 2009 Climbers

Authoirites say they believe Anthony Vietti and his climbing companion, Katie Nolan are the two bodies found on Mount Hood at the 9,700-level of Reid Headwall. The two disappeared in December 2009. The body of a third companion Luke Gullberg … Continue reading

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Fatality on Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington

Christopher Bailli, 24, hiking off trail on Tuckerman Ravine slipped on rocks and fell to his death over the waterfall on July 18.

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Fatality at “Snow Dome” on Mount Hood’s Coe Glacier

Robert Dale Wiebe was killed July 13 in a fall at the “Snow Dome” on Mt. Hood’s Coe Glacier.

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Climber Injured on Hogsback on Mount Hood

A climber apparently broke a leg after falling on the Hogsback on Mount Hood on July 7. Conditions on the mountain is described as “solid snow covered in ice.”

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