Granite Hiker in Fatal Plunge Apparently While Taking Photos Near Mystic Lake


The Billings Gazette reports the body of a hiker climbing Granite was found in a canyon about 3 miles from Mystic Lake.
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Lightning Fatality in Tent at Killarney Provincial Park in Canada


Sootoday reports Victor Rossokhaty was killed by a lightning strike on their tent at Topaz Lake on the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in the Killarney Provincial Park in Canada.
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Fatal Fall on Bishop Peak in California


The Tribune reports Jefferson Adam Bruckner fell between 50 and 80 feet from a ledge on Bishop Peak in California.
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Brit Foreign Secretary Robin Cook Who Opposed Iraq War Fatality on Ben Stack in Scotland


The BBC reports Robin Cook collapsed on the 2,365 foot Ben Stack in Scotland.
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First Active Duty Ranger Fatality in Rocky Mountain National Park


Longmontfyi reports the body of the first climbing ranger to perish on active duty in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found near Spectacle Lakes, southeast of Ypsilon Mountain.
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2 Fatalities in Mount Robson Avalanche in Canada


Banffcragcanyon reports two Europeans were killed in an avalanche on Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
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60 Foot Fall on Rodeo Wall in Snake River Canyon in Wyoming


JHZone reports Sandra Edmiston, 22, fell 60 feet during a rappel down Rodeo Wall in Snake River Canyon in Wyoming.


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Hiker Swept Over Yosemite's Vernal Fall


Chintan Chokshi, 24, was swept 300 feet over Yosemite’s Vernal Fall after jumping a fence.
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Scout Group Struck By Lightning on Whitney Climb


The San Francisco Chronicle reports a Scout leader was killed in a lightning strike at 10,500 feet on Mount Whitney.
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Turkey To Prosecute Iranian Climbing Party in Fatal Ararat Climb


Iranmania reports Turkey will prosecure Iranian climbers after one of the party was killed on Mount Ararat.
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