Category Archives: Obituaries

We Mourn Black Mountain Activist Hazel King

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports on the passing of Hazel King, an activisit who helped prevent the mountaintop removal of Black Mountain in 1999.

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Richard Kohnstamm Who Transformed Mount Hood Dies at 90

Mount Hood hero Richard Kohnstamm died at 90.

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February 2, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Mt. Hood snowpack 122 percent of average 05:34 PM PST on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 More than three times the amount of snow has fallen this year atop Mount Hood than last year, reaping benefits for Oregon … Continue reading

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Seattle Mountain Rescue Founder Paul Williams (1925-2005)

Newspapers across the country report the passing of Seattle Mountain Rescue Founder Paul Williams.

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Paul Zumwalt 1912-2004

Jean Trousdale reports that Paul Zumwalt, first winner of the Jack Longacre and Vin Hoeman awards, guidebook author, and definitive friend of highpointers passed on Monday, Dec. 19. Following is the funeral arrangements and obituary informatio for Paul Zumwalt (provided … Continue reading

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