Injured climber on Mt Hood

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fettster
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Injured climber on Mt Hood

Post by fettster » January 17th, 2009, 2:36 pm

Not much for details, but sounds like the climber was hit by some ice:

http://www.katu.com/news/37770379.html

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Re: Injured climber on Mt Hood

Post by Grannyhiker » January 18th, 2009, 9:05 am

Supposedly the group was from Portland Mountain Rescue, up there for a training session. These folks risk their own lives to save others' lives, as this incident amply proves!
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.--E.Abbey

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