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First Everest Summiter in 2014 Flew Up By Helicopter

The first Everest suummiter in 2014 reached the summit after flying by helicopter to 8,000 feet below the summmit. Wang Ying is the first climber since the fatal avalanche that killed several sherpas effectively the season this year. Her climbing … Continue reading

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Profile of Bravo Company Which Does Helicopter Rescues on Rainier

KING has a nice item on Bravo Company at Joint Base Lewis-McChord that performs helicopter searches on rescues on Rainier. Like this:Like Loading…

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Denali Flightseeing Noise Annoying Climbers

The National Park Service is considering rules to change flightseeing patterns on Mount McKinley. Helicopter noise is starting to drown out conversations among climbers. Like this:Like Loading…

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