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Category Archives: Washington
The Seattle Times has a whimsical portrayal of designs for the Washington State quarter.
The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports David R. Mahre famed for his first ascent of Rainier’s Willis Wall and other Northwest ascents died after undergoing emergency heart surgery. He was 77.
KOIN reports William Painter broke the record he set last year as oldest man to summit Rainier (82).
KING5 reports the Oregon National Guard airlifted two hikers off of Emmons Glacier on Rainier.
Two Mountaineers instructors were killed on Sharkfin Tower in the North Cascades — the worst accident in the Club’s history.
The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports 4 in an RMI party were airlifted after falling into a crevasse at Disappointment Clever at 12,600 feet.
The Seattle Times reports Mike Berry fell 1,000 feet at Gibralter Chute on Rainier.
Various sources report Danielle Fisher, of Bow, Washington, climbed Mount Everest to become the youngest to climb the 7 summits at age 20.
The News Tribune report 2 Lakewood climbers died on the Muir Snowfield in whiteout conditions 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.
The Seattle Post Intelligencer has a profile of the “Bulger” 100 Highest Washington Mountains listed at peakbagger.com
The News Tribune reports that Rainier Mountaineering Inc. which will lose its monoply to Rainier guided climbs in 2006 plans to leads trip to 5 of the 7 summits.
Spatial News reports the USGS has issued it first list of 169 U.S. volcanoes that need to be monitored through its National Volcano Early Warning System (NVEWS) .
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports RMI is bracing for guide layoffs as the National Park Service plans to divide guided services among three mountaineering companies in 2006 and climber quota go into effect.
Rainier Climbing Ranger Mike Gauthier is embarking on a national book tour to celebrate the second edition of his famous “Rainier Climbing Guide.” The new edition has quite a bit of additional information on: Training, Guiding, Glaciers, History, Biographies and … Continue reading