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Washington climber dies descending Mount McKinley

...satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress of the mountain...traverse between Denali Pass and the High Camp has been the site of 11 other deaths...Hermansky flew to the 17,200-foot High Camp and lifted Fuchs by rescue basket...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/washington-climber-dies-descending-moun
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Washington climber dies on Mount McKinley

...satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress of the mountain...traverse between Denali Pass and the High Camp has been the site of 11 other deaths...Hermansky flew to the 17,200-foot High Camp and lifted Fuchs by rescue basket...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/washington-climber-dies-mount-mckinley
State

...Saturday, Nov. 30. Synopsis: On August 2008, 24 climbers from several international expeditions converged on High Camp of K2, the last stop before the summit of the most dangerous mountain on earth. Forty-eight hours later, 11 had...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-21
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Chilkat trek tackled by UAS Outdoor Studies students

...Anne Thomas said. "We had a few cruiser days on the ridge, but then (bad) weather moved in. We were stuck at our high camps for a couple of days and when the clouds cleared, we could see that all the heavy rain had caused massive avalanches all...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-12/chilkat-trek-tackled-uas-outdoor-stu
Outdoors
Women's group plans Mount McKinley climb

...Michigan, spent 21 days on McKinley in 1999 without reaching the top, she said. She was snowed in for five days at the highest camp on the mountain, just below the peak, before turning around. This time, she wants to summit. All three said they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051605/sta_20050516014.shtml
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A fair-weather friend on Denali

...because a rope they used to tie themselves together snagged on ice. "You could see how they were blown down from the high camp. They were just lying there like they were blowing like flags in the wind," said Roger Robinson, lead mountaineering...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071706/sta_20060717008.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shredded tents, food cartons and cans, batteries, and medical and human waste. Trash from several of the mountain's high camps is contaminating runoff and polluting the drinking water of villages down below, Marchese said. The Marchese family...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050800/Loc_everest.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...climbers reached the 17,000 foot High Camp, Treacy was hitting the wall because...had budgeted three days of rest at High Camp, and Treacy was recuperated by the...would stay at the 17,000-foot High Camp and would have food and fluids ready...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070500/Spo_mckinly.shtml
2 climbers die on Mount McKinley

...highest peak. The pair were roped together when they tumbled down a 40-degree slope of ice and snow to a point just below High Camp at about 17,000 feet, said Daryl Miller, south district ranger. A mountaineering ranger witnessed the fall and immediately...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052007/sta_20070520016.shtml
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UAS students take on 16,000 feet

...feet on the Sheep Glacier. Following a multi-day period of strong winds, the group advanced through two icefalls to a high camp at 11,000 feet. On May 15 a summit team composed of two students, Matt Krisiak and Kyle Thompson, and instructor...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-06-02/uas-students-take-16000-feet
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