Oregon Army National Guard

1 climber dies, others rescued on Oregon’s tallest peak

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore./February 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon’s tallest peak. More than a half-dozen people had been climbing near Mount Hood’s peak when a climber fell about 1,000 feet, (304 meters) said Sgt. Brian Jensen, a Clackamas … Continue reading 1 climber dies, others rescued on Oregon’s tallest peak

Climber rescued, others stranded on Oregon’s Mount Hood

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. /February 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An Oregon Army National Guard helicopter airlifted a critically injured climber off the state’s tallest peak as tumbling rocks imperiled a separate group of stranded climbers. Authorities said the injured climber fell up to 1,000 feet (304 meters) on a sunny, relatively warm day that melted snow … Continue reading Climber rescued, others stranded on Oregon’s Mount Hood