Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

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Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by UTurn » August 26th, 2016, 1:10 pm

I've hiked this trail many, many times and I'm trying to figure out where the danger is a 1/2 mile up the trail? Regardless, I'm sad for the family who now goes on without a member of their family, and also for others nearby who saw this happen.

http://katu.com/news/local/deadly-fall- ... iver-gorge
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Re: Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by retired jerry » August 26th, 2016, 1:14 pm

yeah, 1/2 mile up the trail is that boulder field, but not really a cliff

further up is the cliff over the waterfall, maybe that's what they're talking about

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Re: Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by kepPNW » August 26th, 2016, 3:26 pm

Oregonian reports it was "near a small waterfall."

http://www.oregonlive.com/multnomahcoun ... _fall.html
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Re: Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by retired jerry » August 26th, 2016, 3:57 pm

Bridal Veil Falls?

That cliff makes my stomach turn a bit

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Re: Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by Koda » August 26th, 2016, 4:49 pm

Coopy Falls...

This is a well known off trail waterfall that waterfall hunters seek, its just off the trail but in steep terrain about a 1/2 mile up that trail.
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Re: Hiker Dead on Angels Rest Trail

Post by Lurch » August 27th, 2016, 8:50 am

Upper Coopey yes, we had 3 simultaneous searches going yesterday, that was just one of them. Happy endings for the other two at least :(

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