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Fatality at Mirror Lake West of Outpost Camp on Mount Whitney

After a five day search, authorities on June 20, 2014 have discovered a body at Mirror Lake west of Outpost Camp on Mount Whitney which hiker John Likely who was last seen at the 99 switchbacks. Like this:Like Loading…

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Writer Karen Sykes Believed Killed on Rainier

70-year-old Karen Sykes was reported to have died on Rainier on the Owyhigh Lakes Trail. Like this:Like Loading…

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4 Climbers and 2 Guides Killed on Rainier’s Liberty Ridge

4 climbers and two guides from Alpine Ascents are believed killed in 3,300 foot fall on Rainier’s Liberty Ridge at about the 12,800 foot level. Park officials say the area is so treacherous that the bodies may not even be … Continue reading

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Climber Falls 1,000 Feet From Hood Summit

KPTV – FOX 12 Robert Cormier, a Jersey City, New Jersey, fell 1,000 down the north side of Mount Hood from the summit about 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. A helicopter was sent to investigate and found no signs … Continue reading

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Legendary Climber Chad Kellogg Killed in Patagonia, Argentina Accident

Legendary climber Chad Kellogg of Seattle was killed Friday, Feb. 14 when he was hit by a rock while climbing Mount Fitz Roy, in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Among his other accomplishments was a claimed record roundtrip climb of … Continue reading

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Whitney Hiker in Fall Fatality

Yukio Kato was killed in a 200 foot fall on the trail (at 13,500 feet) on the trail back from the Whitney summit to the trailhead about 1:30 p.m., Sunday, September 1. Officials were unable to recover his body until … Continue reading

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Polish Military Officer Killed on Climbers Left Chute on Mount Hood

Authorities report 32-year-old Sebastian Kinasiewic, a Polish military officer, was killed on Mount Hood. His body was discovered at 9500 feet in the couloir Climbers Left Chute Like this:Like Loading…

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Body of Hiker Missing in 2007 Snowstorm Found on Mauna Kea

The body of Brian Patrick Murphy who disappeared in a snowstorm on Mauna Kea in 2007 has been identified after being discovered in a remote area of the mountain at 12,000 feet. Like this:Like Loading…

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Ice Cave Collapse Kills Mount Hood Snowboarder

An ice cave collapse on the White River Glacier killed snowboarde Collin Backowski. Officials noted warm weather has contributed to instability on the mountain. Rescuers find body of Mt. Hood snowboarder – Yahoo! News. Like this:Like Loading…

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A pregnant woman and her friend got lost hiking and were rescued only to drown hours later in car accident – NYPOST.com

Here’s a sad and bizarre story of Amy Stiner, 37, of Machias, and Melissa Moyer, 38, of Sunbury, Pa., who got lost at Roque Bluffs State Park in Maine and were rescued. Later on the same day they got lost … Continue reading

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