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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  • Time to get out and explore everything the mountain has to offer | Life Outdoors
    Skookum Falls Dropping a dramatic 250 feet in two ... occupied by a park ranger. • Ashford Visitor Center and Base Camp Discover the wide variety of recreational opportunities and services offered in this southwest corner of Mount Rainier National ...
    03/31/2015 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Low snow means early season for hiking
    Julie Okita at the Enumclaw Office of the Snoqualmie Ranger ... Mount Rainier. According to several reports there is still some snow on the trail in areas, but not enough to keep hikers from the 5,685-foot high point. MILES: 3.5. ELEVATION: 5,685 feet.
    03/26/2015 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • 6 late spring, summer trails already open for hikers
    “Even Mount Ellinor ... is bare to about 4,000 feet” between Enumclaw and Mount Rainier National Park along state Route 410. This means numerous popular trails such as Greenwater Lake, Skookum Flats and Snoquera Falls are ready for hikers.
    03/21/2015 - 12:26 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
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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 ...
    03/30/2015 - 3:09 pm | View Website
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    Ashford, gateway to the Paradise Entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, is a well kept secret offering accommodations ranging from romantic cabins, relaxing B&B's ...
    03/30/2015 - 6:55 am | View Website
  • Mount Rainier : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPost
    Mount Rainier : : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering ... The summit of this mountain is unique to mountains. There are actually 3 separately classified ...
    03/29/2015 - 2:48 pm | View Website
  • Mount Rainier National Park travel guide
    Open source travel guide to Mount Rainier National Park, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free ...
    03/29/2015 - 9:19 am | 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 ...
    03/29/2015 - 8:08 am | View Website
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