Tag Archives: Fatal accidents

Willamette Week: Where People Fall and Die on Mount Hood

Willamette Week has an article on where people fall and die on Mount Hood.

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Czech Dies While Attempting to Ski Down Denali’s Messner Couloir

Pavel Michut, 45, fell his death while attempting to ski down Denali’s Messner Couloir it was reported on May 29, 20

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Fatalities on Everest in 4 Consecutive May Days

far this season. *Phurba Sherpa died died THursdsay, May 19 about 150 meters from the summit. *Eric Arnold, 36, of the Netherlands, died Friday, May 20 while coming down from a successful summit *Maria Strydom, 34, of Australia died Saturday, … Continue reading

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66 Year Old Fatality on Mount Hood

Ward Milo Maxfield who is 66 died after falling 300 feet on Mount Hood on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Authorities believe he suffered a medical event before the fall as he did not attempt to self-arrest.

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Solo Hiker Dies on Presidentials During Extreme Weather

Kate Matrosova of New York City was found dead between Mount Madison and Mount Adams on Monday, February 16, after activating her locator beacon in the Presidentials in New Hampshire. She was alone and was planning to hike Mount Adams, … Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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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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