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Weather clears for rescue of stranded climber

...helicopter. But poor weather kept the helicopter, operated by TEMSCO Helicopters, from retrieving Springer and fellow climber Mike Anderson. Steve O'Brocta, pilot and manager of TEMSCO's Petersburg base, said rain, clouds and icing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073002/sta_rescue.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...climbs, and there's a good bet that at least one or two of them would have been established by Steve Garvey,'' fellow climber Jay Rowe said. ``He turned so many people on to the sport,'' Rowe said. ``He just got so much joy out of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081599/Loc_garvey.shtml
McKinley climbers fall to their deaths

...in recognition of setting the highest standards of mountaineering for safety, self-sufficiency and assistance to fellow climbers. The two helped several teams in distress that year and assisted with visitor protection projects, McLaughlin said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/sta_450838791.shtml
Climber battles blizzard for chance to be first

...detailing the first winter ascent of McKinley gets its title from the brutal cold experienced by author Art Davidson and fellow climbers Dave Johnston and Ray Genet in 1967: "Minus 148 Degrees." Testov is part of an elite group of climbers who have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030810/sta_572371958.shtml
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Pioneering climber killed in glacier fall

...climbs, and there's a good bet that at least one or two of them would have been established by Steve Garvey,'' fellow climber Jay Rowe said. ``He turned so many people on to the sport,'' Rowe said. ``He just got so much joy out of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081599/Loc_garvey.html
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Italian man falls 1,000 feet, becomes 2nd man to die on Mount McKinley this climbing season

...snow anchors to secure themselves to the mountain and rope up together. When Colombo fell, he was ahead of his two fellow climbers and was not roped to them. He died of traumatic injuries. Mountaineering ranger Dave Weber has summited Mount McKinley...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-17/italian-man-falls-1000-feet-becomes-2nd
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'Suburban life' on the flanks of Denali

...fourth of July. Some people even bring up guitars and have pick-up jam sessions with any percussion instruments fellow climbers can improvise while the weather blows outside.Most climber's thoughts are usually elsewhere, filled with anticipation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-09-02/suburban-life-flanks-denali
Outdoors
Park report: bad decisions in fatal Denali climb

...tumbled down the slope 300 or 500 feet. All were battered and exhausted. O'Sullivan had a broken right leg. His fellow climber Beat Niederer suffered several broken ribs. Staeheli had a broken rib and frostbitten hand.The wind by now was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-05-21/park-report-bad-decisions-fatal-denali-
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Light & Fast

...he completed the first free ascent of the South Buttress Direct on the Main Tower of the Mendenhall Towers with fellow climber Ryan Johnson. Iverson is an accomplished runner and placed first in this year's Frank Meier Marathon.Rielly said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-08-30
Outdoors
Injured climber rescued from mountain near McKinley

...for 35 years, never had an accident and been involved in scores of rescues. He's done a great deal to assist his fellow climbers in the past. It was just a freak accident that occurred,'' Swed said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052499/Loc_rescue.html
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