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Tag Archives: Fatal accidents
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
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
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.
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.
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
Randy Udall, of the powerful Udall political family was found dead July 3 after a week search of the Wind Rivers backcountry. Udall had entered via the Elkhart trail head on June 20 and was supposed to return on June … Continue reading
A body found by a helicopter on Mount Hood at 8,400 feet on Sandy Glacier is believed to be that of missing climber Kinley Adams who has been missing since June 22. Rescue operations were hampered first by bad weather … Continue reading
Houston Chronicle on Coverage of Rescue of Texas Rainier Climbers That Led to Death of Rainier Ranger
The Houston Chronicle has thorough coverage and photos of the 2012 rescue on Rainier of a Texas climbing party that led to the accident of one of the rangers rescuing them. Timeline: Tragedy on Mt. Rainier – Houston Chronicle.
59 year old Klaus Bielstein of Muenster, Germany collapsed and died on Mount McKinley at the 13,500 foot level. He is the first fatality of the 2013 season. German climber dies on Alaska's Mount McKinley – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Alaska … Continue reading
Four members of the Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation were presumed killed in an avalanche on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The climbers are 64-year-old Yoshiaki Kato, 50-year-old Masako Suda, 56-year-old Michiko Suzuki, and 63-year-old Tamao Suzuki.