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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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

last monthNews : 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...

Official: Recovering fallen climbers too dangerous

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — It's too dangerous right now to search for the bodies of six climbers who likely plummeted to their deaths while attempting one of the more technical and physically grueling routes to the peak of Mount Rainier in Washington state, park officials said Sunday.

Official: Recovering fallen climbers too dangerous

last monthNews : The Newsroom

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Rescuers likely know the final resting place of six climbers who set out last week to attempt one of the most technical and physically grueling routes to the peak of Mount Rainier in Washington state.

Missing Rainier climbers 'likely buried'

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Two Seattle-based climbing guides and four clients set out Monday to summit Mount Rainier in Washington state, following one of the most technical and physically grueling routes to the peak.

Official: 6 climbers likely died in mountain fall

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Citing dangerous conditions, Mount Rainier National Park officials said Sunday that there are no immediate plans to recover the bodies of six climbers who likely fell thousands of feet to their deaths in the worst alpine accident on the mountain in decades.

The Sunday Morning News

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Double Homicide in Leschi: SPD says it responded to reports of shots fired early this morning and "found two young men lying in the street both of whom suffered gunshot wounds." Six Climbers Fall to Their Deaths On Mount Rainier: They apparently were navigating a particularly difficult route and fell some 3,300 feet. Show More Summary

Officials: 6 Climbers Dead at Washington's Mount Rainier

The six climbers on Mount Rainier who had not returned on Friday and were reported missing on Saturday are being reported dead by officials, the Seattle Times has shared. This is considered the worst disaster at the mountain in thirty years. Read more...

Mount Rainier fall claims lives of 6 climbers

Two guides and four clients are presumed dead following the discovery of a debris field along Mount Rainier's Carbon Glacier on Saturday, The Seattle Times reported. Alpine Ascents International, a Seattle-based company, contacted the Park Service when its climbing group did not return on Friday, as planned. Show More Summary

Official: 6 climbers likely died in mountain fall

SEATTLE (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park officials say six climbers likely perished in a fall after helicopters detected pings from avalanche beacons and spotted climbing gear thousands of feet below the group's last known locatio...

6 missing Mount Rainier climbers feared dead

SEATTLE (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park officials say six climbers are presumed dead after helicopters detected pings from emergency beacons buried in the snow and a debris field that may indicate an avalanche.

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