Tag Archives: Accidents

Search for Climber Who Unclipped Himself on Rainier

Searchers are hunting for Eric Lewis, 57-year-old , who unhooked himself from his companions on the Gibraltar Ledges Route on Rainier on July 1.

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Woman Falls into Snow Sink Hole in Freak Accident by Jackson Visitor Center on Rainier

A woman fell 20 feet into a sink hole under the snow near the Jackson Visitor Center on Mount Rainier on June 18 in a freak accident. The woman fell 10 feet through snow to the top of a transformer … Continue reading

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Snowboarder Lost on Hood Overnight Discovered at Enid Lake

Reports indicate that 29-year-old Lawrence Dahl spent the night on Hood after getting separated from his friends above Timberline Lodge. He was searched for all night and footprints were found 6 a.m., and Portland Mountain Rescue volunteers found Dahl near … Continue reading

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Searchers Seek Lost Victims on Mount Hood

Oregon searchers try again to find climbers’ bodies on Mount Hood Houston Chronicle, United States – Jul 10, 2007 Seven months after three climbers died during a storm on Oregon’s Mount Hood, rescue workers are making plans to search for … Continue reading

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Boulder Pins Woman on Mount Hood

Hiker Airlifted off Mount Hood After Boulder Pins Her Foot FOX News – 6 hours ago After nearly five hours on Mount Hood, Emily Vansteenwyk’s companions tried again to use a log and a rock to nudge the boulder off … Continue reading

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Fatality at McKinley Headwall

Officials are investigating a fatality on the Headwall of McKinley’s West Buttress.

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2 Injured in 500 Foot Fall Into Devil's Kitchen on Mount Hood Involving Three Parties

Two were injured in a 500 foot fall on Mount Hood into Devil’s Kitchen involving three parties.

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Backcountry Accidents: Fatalities at Mount Gilip, Colorado and Leonard Harrison Park in New York

Man falls to death on Mt. Gilpin Durango Herald – Durango,CO,USA A Fort Collins man spending Father’s Day climbing Mt. … David Lauer, 64, was climbing the 13,694-foot peak with Anna Milburn-Lauer. … Marine dies in fall at park Elmira … Continue reading

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3 Hurt in 500 Foot Mount Hood Fall

Three were hurt in a 500 foot Mount Hood fall.

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Rainier Fatality

A woman was found at the base of a waterfall on the southwest slope of Rainier.

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