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 ...
    02/22/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier makes changes after ranger's deadly fall
    This undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows climbing ranger Nick Hall on Mount Rainier ... against falls in the future, as well as plans for search and rescue and incident command operations. Nick Hall, 33, fell about 2,400 feet to ...
    06/4/2013 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • New assessment leads Mount Rainier officials to keep Comet Falls Trail closed
    These photos show the massive amount of snow deposited in the canyon below Comet Falls by an avalanche that occurred sometime earlier this year. The avalanche buried the trail leading to the falls under tens of feet of snow and debris. (Mount Rainier ...
    07/18/2012 - 6:14 am | 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 ... 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 ...
    06/22/2012 - 12:07 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 ...
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    08/28/2015 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • Mount Rainier
    Subsidiary peaks . The broad top of Mount Rainier contains three named summits. The highest is called the Columbia Crest. The second highest summit is Point Success ...
    08/27/2015 - 2:48 pm | View Website
  • Hiking
    Check out these hiking videos made by visitors to Mount Rainier. A couple of the videos are outtakes from commercial hiking DVD's. The Wonderland trail
    08/27/2015 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • Paradise Glacier Trail | Mt. Rainier | Oh, Ranger!
    The route to Paradise Glacier follows the Skyline Trail counterclockwise from the trailhead. At the Stevens/Van Trump Memorial the Paradise Glacier Trail begins and ...
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