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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  • Snow, You Say? Mount Rainier National Park Has Received More Than 6' This Past Week
    In the past week the park has received more than 6 feet of ... Ranger Glenn shares more about avalanche risk on Mount Rainier in this Ranger Brief video. Snow Immersion Suffocation, or SIS, occurs when a skier or rider falls, usually head ...
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  • 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 - 12:04 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
  • Mount Rainier ranger, Nick Hall, killed when rescuing four climbers
    Mount Rainier ranger, Nick Hall, 33, expected to be going to just another day of work at Mount Rainer National Park on Thursday. However, when helping rescue a climbing party, the hero slid more that 3,000 feet to his death. Nick Hall died as he ...
    06/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States.
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  • Hiking
    Mount Rainier Hiking & Trail Guide: There is no better way to experience Mount Rainier's joyous beauty than to pick one of the following 50 hikes that matches your hiking levels.
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  • Mount Rainier National Park Visitor Information
    A visitor's guide to what to see and do in Mount Rainier National Park. ... Therefore, visitors must choose from one of four different park entrances. Each entrance leads to a different series of unique activities and mountain views.
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  • 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. Please stay on the trails; the meadows are very fragile and heavily visited.
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  • Road Guide to Mount Rainier National Park
    VOLCANO FACTS Name: Mount Rainier, Native American names: Tahoma (Yakama); Tacobet (Nisqually) Type of volcano: stratovolcano Main rock type: andesite Height: 14,411 feet; about 16,000 feet before summit collapse 5,700 years ago
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