Tag Archives: Fatal accidents

Gruesome Photos of Bodies of some of the 200 Bodies on Everest

Here’s a pretty gruesome photos of some of the 200 bodies still on Everest. We were directed to this site after seeing an article on Rodney Hogg finding the body of his friend Peter Kinloch on Everest (at the request … Continue reading

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Climber Attempting 7 Summits Killed on McKinley on the “Orient Express”

Authorities say 41-year-old Juergen Kanzian was killed in late June on McKinely. His body was found at 15,300 feet in a steep couloir known as the “Orient Express” named for the large number of Asians who have fallen down it. … Continue reading

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8th Fatality on McKinley

52-year-old Brian Young who died on McKinley following a 20-hour summit day on June 10, 2011 is the 8th fatality on McKinley this year. He died in his sleep.

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Guide and Client Killed on Mount McKinley

34-year-old lead guide Suzanne Allen of Seattle and a client, 45-year-old Peter Bullard of Shanghai were killed in a fall on Mount McKinley at the 18,000 foot level on May 25, 2011. Two other climbers who were roped to the … Continue reading

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Italian Climber Dies in 1,000 Foot Fall

Italian climber Luciano Colombo of Mandello died in a 1,000 foot fall on the Denali Pass to 17,200 foot camp portion of Mount McKinley.

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Fatal Fall on Nisqually Glacier on Mount Rainier

Reports indicate Tucker Taffe, of Alta, Utah, died in a fall on the Nisqually Glacier on Mount Rainier.

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Fatal Nisqually Glacier Fall on Guided Mount Rainier Climb

Tucker Taffe, 33, of Alta, Utah, was killed after he fell 100 feet into a crevasse on the Nisqually Glacier on Mount Glacier. He was on a guided climb.

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