Former Rainier Ranger in Avalanche in Canadian Rockies

Charlie Borgh, a former climbing ranger at Mount Rainier, died in an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies.

Climber Killed in Avalanche


by Staff. Seattle, WA – Twenty-six year old lead climbing ranger Charlie Borgh on Mount Deltaform last week, according to

Climber killed in avalanche was award-winning mountain rescuer
Vancouver Sun (subscription) – British Columbia, Canada

KOOTENAYS – A climber who died in an avalanche last week was a professional climber who had been lauded as a hero for his part in a dangerous mountain rescue.

Mount Rainier ranger killed in accident in Canadian Rockies
Seattle Times – United States

later, Mr. Borgh had transformed himself into a muscled and talented climber, skilled enough that he joined the elite ranks of Mount Rainier’s climbing rangers

Climber dead, friend rescued after 3 days
Vancouver Sun (subscription) – British Columbia, Canada

CALGARY — A Washington state climber is recovering in a Calgary hospital after spending three days trapped on Mount Deltaform in Kootenay National Park.

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