Mount Rainier Ranger Falls 3,700 Feet To Death

A park ranger fell about 3,700 feet to his death on Mount Rainier in Washington state Thursday during an operation to rescue four climbers.

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  • Ranger plunges to death on Mount Rainier
    A national park ranger fell to his death on Mount Rainier Thursday afternoon while assisting in the rescue of four injured climbers. Climbing Ranger Nick Hall fell about 3,700 feet down the northeast side of the mountain as he helped prepare the other ...
    06/22/2012 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier ranger falls to death during rescue
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A ranger at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state fell over 3,000 feet to his death while trying to rescue stranded climbers who had fallen into a crevasse on the frigid mountain, park officials said on Friday. Rescuers had ...
    06/22/2012 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier ranger falls to death during rescue
    Rescuers had lifted one climber into a helicopter and were preparing to lift a second when ranger Nick Hall ... he said. The summit of Mount Rainier is 14,410 feet above sea level. About 5,000 climbers reach the mountain's summit every year, and the ...
    06/22/2012 - 12:07 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier ranger falls more than 3,000 feet to his death trying to rescue climbers
    LONGMIRE, Wash. — A Mount Rainier ranger slid more than 3,000 feet to his death as he helped in efforts to rescue four injured climbers who fell on a glacier, a National Park Service spokesman said. Ranger Nick Hall was helping prepare the climbers to be ...
    06/22/2012 - 9:17 am | View Link
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