Fred Meyer Hood to Coast Relay Fourth Weekend of August


The Fred Meyer Hood to Coast 197 mile relay — billed as the largest relay race in North America is traditionally the fourth weekend of August. 12,000 runners in the race that goes from Timberline Lodge to the coast. Visit the official page.


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Dislodged Rock Breaks Woman's Arm While Climbing Devil's Tower


Aberdeen News reports Rita Sanders broke an arm when a rock dislodged by a climber above hit her on Devil’s Tower.
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Climber Falls 1,000 Feet While Attempting to Rescue Crampon on Middle Teton


Planet Jackson Hole report Justin Sobol, 22, of Oakland Park, Florida, was airlifted after falling 1,000 feet while attempting a glissade to retrieve his crampons near Icefloe Lake, below the southwest face of the Middle Teton
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Grizzly Attacks Off Trail Woman at Savage River in Denali

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The Anchorage Daily News reports Joanne Saunders, 52, suffered a broken nose and ripped leg after being attacked by a grizzly in Savage River area of Denali
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Blue Ridge Parkway by Mount Mitchell To Reopen


AP reports Blue Ridge Parkway between Mount Mitchell and N.C. 80 will be open in time for Memorial Day weekend although a short section will be only one lane.
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2 Hypothermia Fatalities on Rainier's Muir Snowfield


The News Tribune report 2 Lakewood climbers died on the Muir Snowfield in whiteout conditions on Rainier.
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2 Airlifted After Avalanche on Oregon's North Sister

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The Oregonian reports the Oregon National Guard airlifted two climbers after an avalanche injured them on the North Sister.
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Cleveland Closes Park and Kills Coyote Mother After Attack on Dog and Bicyclist


The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on the closure of North Chagrin Reservation after a pair of aggressive female coyotes bit a bicyclist and a pet dog over the weekend. Officials have killed one of the coyotes which is believed to be protected its young.
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Mike Gauthier Reports on Strange Behavior on Rainier


The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has an interview with Rainier Climbing Ranger Mike Gauthier who notes he likes cell phones on Rainier although people leave some strange messages.
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Pinhoti Trail Profile at al.com


Al.com has a profile of the Pinhoti Trail which summits Alabama’s two tallest mountains and stretches 120 miles from the Georgia line to Porter Gap.
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