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...way just in time as a slab slid down behind them. Backcountry enthusiasts, be careful out there. Know Southeast Alaska mountains have a weak top layer of snow right now, created during a dry period in January and February, according to city...
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State news in brief for Monday, Nov. 25

...were unchanged.The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999. Attorney: Case over Alaska mountain death settledJUNEAU - An attorney says a settlement has been reached over a Swiss man's death on Alaska's Mount...
Helicopter picks up climber injured in fall

...Beattie, of Fairbanks, had spoken with him.Sterns is better known for skiing than climbing. He has competed in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic, an unsupported backcountry wilderness race, multiple times and has also skied 800 miles...
Photo: Dog Day Afternoon

A silver lab leads a group of runners across a meadow behind Thunder Mountain during the Alaska Mountain Running Camp, an extreme running camp hosted by ultra-runner Geoff Roes.
Tragedies may bring changes to Mount Marathon race

...veteran Mount Marathon racer Matthew Kenney, 41, is in Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage in an induced coma. Alaska Mountain Runners president Brad Precosky said Kenney suffered a broken skull, broke his right leg and sustained other injuries...
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...and wet but otherwise uninjured when members of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group reached them Monday."Cold and wet...A trooper helicopter carried four members of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group as far up the mountain as possible...
UAS Sitka offers Natural History Seminar Series talk on April 18

...Tessler, who is based in Anchorage, is responsible for projects throughout Alaska, including the Wrangell and Alaska mountain ranges, Prince William Sound, the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, Bristol Bay and the Aleutian Chain. Tessler's...
4 Denali missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation expedition on the Alaska mountain.Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said...a news release that nearly 400 people were on the Alaska mountain on Saturday.Mount McKinley, also known as Denali...
Search under way for missing marathon runner

...He was wearing bib number 548.The weather in Seward has been rainy and foggy.Peters says a trooper helicopter began searching for Lematrie at 2:18 a.m. Thursday. The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group also is involved in the search.
Race lives up to reputation for being dangerous

...mountain also failed to locate him.Alaska State Troopers announced Saturday that they have canceled their search. The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group also has given up looking for LeMaitre.But Seward Fire Chief Dave Squires told the Anchorage Daily...


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