4 Fatalities Feared in Avalanche on Mount Belukha in Russia


Mosnews reports four are feared to have died in an avalanche on 14,800-foot Mount Belukha in southern Russia
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Fatal 700 Foot Fall After Climb on Three Fingered Jack in Oregon

Three Fingered Jack
KGW reports a 23-year-old college student fellow 700 feet while returning to the trail after a climb of Three-Fingered Jack in Linn County, Oregon.


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Fatality on Thunder Mountain, Alaska

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WCCO reports Nick Masciopinto of Minneapolis fell while descending Thunder Mountain near Juneau, Alaska.
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2 Fatalities on Most Difficult Ushba Route in Georgia’s Caucasus

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Civil.de reports two Georgian climbers from a Georgian-Dutch expedition perished on the 4,710-meter Ushba mountain in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains.
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Sixth Water/Snowmelt Fatality in Sequoia National Park


The AP reports there have been 6 water/snowmelt fatalities in Sequoia National Park following the record snows this winter.
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3 Fatalities as 16,000 Including President Climb Ukraine's Highest Mountain Hoverla


KVIPost reports three people died while climbing Ukraine’s highest point Hoverla to celebrate the 15th anniversary of this ex-Soviet republic’s declaration of sovereignty.
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Heat Fatalities in Grand Canyon and Lake Powell


Heat was blamed for hiking fatalities in the Grand Canyon and Lake Powell
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Fatal Fall on Ron Coleman Trail in El Paso's Franklin Mountains


The Houston Chronicle reports a woman fell 100 feet while attempting to cross from McKelligon Canyon Park to the Franklin Mountains by El Paso.
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3 Fatalities on Sharkfin Tower in Worst Accident in Mountaineers History


Two Mountaineers instructors were killed on Sharkfin Tower in the North Cascades — the worst accident in the Club’s history.
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400 Foot Fatal Fall on Mount Smuts in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park in Alberta

CTV reports Gregg Belliveau fell nearly 400 feet while hiking Mount Smuts in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park in Alberta.
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