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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

Mount Rainier Bodies Found: Helicopter Search Finds 3 Bodies Believed To Be From Group Missing Since May

Three Mount Rainier bodies have been found near the area where six hikers went missing in May. The bodies were found during a helicopter search, but they are located in a treacherous area that is difficult to navigate by foot. At this point it is unknown just when the bodies will be able to be

3 bodies spotted on Mount Rainier where climbers went missing

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — What appear to be three bodies have been spotted on Mount Rainier in an area where six climbers went missing earlier this summer, National Park officials said Tuesday.

Flying High at Ground Level – Checking out Alaska Airlines’ New Flight Simulator

The HUD on Alaska Airlines’ newest flight simulator. Notice Mount Rainier off in the distance on the left. When Alaska Airlines recently reached out to me, asking if I would like some time in their brand-spanking-new Boeing 737-800 flight simulator, I didn’t know if I should reply with just “yes,” or “hell yes.” (I [...]Show More Summary

Mount Rainier in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Over twenty named glaciers cover Mount Rainier, the highest point in Washington state at 14,411 feet above sea level and a conspicuous landmark in the western part of the state. Many routes and route variations await climbers of Mount Rainier, the majestic stratovolcano that can be seen from Seattle. Show More Summary

In Culture News: Scrimshaw for the NRA, Kathy Liao to Leave Town, and Paintings By an Orangutan

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

New Gallery at the Mount Baker Artist Lofts: One of the street-level orgs going into the new Mount Baker Artist Lofts—located on Rainier Avenue right next to Mount Baker's light rail stop—is this mouthful: the Mount Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts and Casa de Esperanza Gallery. Show More Summary

New view of Rainier's volcanic plumbing

By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, a University of Utah researcher and colleagues made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier's deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someda...

New view of Mount Rainier's volcanic plumbing: Electrical images show upward flow of fluids to magma chamber

By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, scientists have made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier’s deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someday.

Hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — A 70-year-old hiker who died of hypothermia in rugged terrain in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.

Hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

SEATTLE (AP) — A 70-year-old hiker who died of hypothermia in rugged terrain in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.

The Sunday Morning News

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

usharkoley/Shutterstock MOUNT RAINIER Will not hesitate to kill you. Found: The search for outdoors writer Karen Sykes has been suspended with the discovery of a female body on Saturday near a little-traveled trail running over steep...Show More Summary

Body found on Mt. Rainier; hunt for writer halted

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The Mount Rainier search for missing outdoors writer Karen Sykes has been suspended with the recovery of the body of a "deceased female" in the area where teams have been focusing their effo...

Mt. Rainier search for writer ends when body found

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The search for a prominent outdoors writer on Mount Rainier was suspended Saturday after a woman's body was found, but the remains weren't immediately identified, officials said.

Karen Sykes: Search Suspended For Outdoors Writer Missing During Mount Rainier Hike

The search for missing hiker Karen Sykes was suspended on Saturday, five days after the 70-year-old outdoors writer disappeared on Mount Rainier. Sykes was separated from her hiking partner on Wednesday while she was working on a story. Sykes and the partner ran into snow at about 5,000 feet on the mountain, and Karen Sykes

Search Launched For Missing Hiker On Mount Rainier

A search is underway for a missing hiker on Mount Rainier after she failed to meet up with her hiking partner on Wednesday evening. The search was launched on Friday at Mount Rainier National Park for Karen Sykes, 70, a knowledgeable hiker and outdoors writer, after she was reported missing while researching a story. Park

Brooklyn man was among 6 climbers who died on Mt. Rainier

A married 34-year-old finance manager from Brooklyn was among the six climbers who died last week on snow-covered Mount Rainier in Washington state, his family said Tuesday.

Mount Rainier: Six Victims Are Presumed Dead

On Mount Rainier last week, six climbers fell thousands of feet off of an area of the mountain called Liberty Ridge. Now park officials are saying that they are all likely dead and conditions are too dangerous to recover the bodies, according to Fox News. Liberty Ridge is a remote and dangerous combination of snow,

Park: Too risky to search for 6 Rainier climbers

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Park officials say it's currently too risky to send people in search of six climbers who likely fell thousands of feet to their deaths while attempting to scale the 14,410-foot Mount Rainier...

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