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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  • Stunning photos of America’s parks from the past century - New York Post
    National Park Ranger Edward ... looms nearly 5,000 feet over ... front of Bridal Veil Falls at ... Chinook Pass on the edge of Mount Rainier ...
    08/25/2016 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Here are 100 ways to celebrate national parks in Washington - Bellingham Herald
    ... as Rainier’s Comet Falls or ... with 10,000 feet of climbing) used for the annual Ride Around Mount Rainier in One ... former Rainier ...
    08/24/2016 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Craig Hill: 100 ways to celebrate NPS centennial in Washington - The Olympian
    ... as Rainier’s Comet Falls or ... former Rainier climbing ranger ... It ends at Sunrise, 6,400 feet above sea level, at Mount Rainier ...
    08/21/2016 - 1:05 pm | View Link
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  • Mount Rainier National Park: A trail for every hiker
    Chase Waterfalls: There are plenty of waterfalls to seek out when visiting Mount Rainier National Park, but one to add to your list is Silver Falls ... exceeds 5 feet, so as to protect damaging vegetation. 9. Become a Junior Ranger or Citizen Ranger ...
    05/28/2016 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier Ranger Falls to Death Trying to Save Climbers
    Nick Hall, 34, plummeted over 3,000 feet as a military helicopter ... rangers Nick Hall fell," said Mount Rainier National Park spokesman Kevin Bacher. Hall, who was an experienced climber and had been a ranger for four years, was unresponsive after ...
    06/21/2012 - 9:01 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 ... 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 mountain ...
    06/21/2012 - 8:04 pm | View Link
  • Park ranger falls 3,700 feet to death during Mount Rainier rescue
    Rain and snow at Mount Rainier in Washington state on Friday were preventing a helicopter from recovering the body of a national park ranger who fell 3,700 feet to his death during the rescue of four climbers. The National Park Service identified the ...
    06/21/2012 - 2:11 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 ...
    06/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Comet Falls Trail
    Comet Falls Trail. Distance, round trip, Comet Falls: 3.8 miles; Distance, round trip, Van Trump Park: 5.8 miles; Elevation gain, Comet Falls: 900 feet
    08/28/2016 - 1:45 pm | View Website
    _____ 5 PREFACE. Welcome to Mount Rainier National Park. This book is designed to guide visitors on a driving tour of magnificent mountain scenery in a park centered ...
    08/28/2016 - 11:01 am | View Website
  • Mount Rainier National Park
    Mount Rainier National Park is a United States National Park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. It was established on ...
    08/28/2016 - 1:49 am | View Website
  • Paradise
    Hiking. If you plan to visit Paradise, remember that Paradise is located at an elevation of 5,400 feet and trails have at least some steeper sections.
    08/27/2016 - 5:21 pm | View Website
  • Mount Rainier
    Mount Rainier (pronounced: / r eɪ ˈ n ɪər /), Mount Tacoma, or Mount Tahoma is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest ...
    08/25/2016 - 5:42 am | View Website
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