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Rainier Officials Suspend Search for Lost on Liberty Ridge

Officials have suspended the search for 50-year-old Rob Plankers on Rainier’s Liberty Ridge. He had been reported with hypothermia. There has been a snow slide in the vicinity of 13,600 feet. He earlier had been spotted on the summit. Officials … Continue reading

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Climbing Rainier’s Liberty Ridge in One Day

Here’s an item on climbing Rainier’s Liberty Ridge in one day. The route ascends 9,700 feet on slopes as steep as 55 degrees and over obstacles like an 80-degree ice pitch.

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