SEATTLE - Two snowboarders who spent two nights stranded on Mount Rainier after getting lost in a snowstorm are on their way down. National Park spokeswoman Lee Snook says the two are snowshoeing out with rescuers who reached them Tuesday morning. Lee says 21-year-old Derek Tyndall and 20-year-old Thomas Dale... more »
LONGMIRE, Wash. - A Mount Rainier climbing ranger has died during efforts to rescue four injured climbers from Waco, Texas.
Mount Rainier National Park spokesman Kevin Bacher says 34-year-old Nick Hall fell 3,000 feet Thursday from the 13,700-foot level of the 14,411-foot mountain. He was dead when other rangers... more »