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Rainier climbers find deep snow, amazing beauty

...even have to be blowing," said Mike Gauthier, lead climbing ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. Some climb Mount...everything, beneath the bright blue sky - but as a climbing ranger, he has more opportunity to pick his time to go...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122902/out_rainier.shtml
Outdoors
Russian climbers move up McKinley

...park on Monday when he decided to take a swing over the Muldrow Glacier to see if he could spot the pair, McKinley climbing ranger Daryl Miller said. ``They waved when he flew over,'' Miller said. The Russians have no radio, so Steck was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010500/Loc_climb.html
Local
Former Mount Rainier ranger dies in Tibet fall

...ranger Mike Gauthier who said he got a call early Wednesday describing the accident. Bacher says Rainier's lead climbing ranger David Gottlieb was climbing with Puryear at the time. Gauthier says Gottlieb found that Puryear broke through a cornice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102910/reg_727786438.shtml
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...park on Monday when he decided to take a swing over the Muldrow Glacier to see if he could spot the pair, McKinley climbing ranger Daryl Miller said. ``They waved when he flew over,'' Miller said. The Russians have no radio, so Steck was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010500/Loc_climb.shtml
Tough season on McKinley tests veteran climbers

...researcher by profession and a former Park Service climbing ranger, she found her true love in the adventure of climbing...nerves." Kellogg's friend Mike Gauthier, chief climbing ranger at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081907/out_20070819096.shtml
Outdoors
Rare storm, winds up to 100 mph threaten Mt. McKinley climbers

...hanging out in bad weather, but it's just all part of the nature of climbing here," said Roger Robinson, lead climbing ranger at the Talkeetna station. Meteorologists expected the heavy winds to create a whiteout through Wednesday at altitudes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071503/sta_windstorm.shtml
News
Belgian mountaineer killed on Mt. McKinley

...injured. After confirming that his climbing partner was dead, he used his satellite phone to call park officials. A climbing ranger was flown by helicopter to Van Brempt's location, but fog and clouds prevented a rescue. Two Japanese climbers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/sta_651026899.shtml
Climber carved his prodigious reputation in Alaska mountains

...Buttress in that same magical season. "If you go back to 1954, it's amazing what he accomplished," said McKinley climbing ranger Daryl Miller. "Mount Hunter is still one of the most technical peaks around. That's a major, major effort...

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