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Climber injured in Denali Pass

...fall on Mount McKinley on Friday night was airlifted off the mountain Saturday. National Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said Kunibert Gramlich, 53, part of a seven-member Swiss expedition, fell while descending in Denali Pass between...
Colo. climber missing on Mount McKinley

...started for a Colorado man missing during a solo climb of Mount McKinley. Denali National Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said there was no sighting of 41-year-old Gerald Myers of Centennial, Colo., on Thursday. Myers began a...
Alaska Digest

...for the women on the 17,400-foot mountain. "They're not considered dead at this point," said spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin. "Concern is high. It certainly doesn't look good, but we're definitely in an active search mode." Searchers...
Officials call off search for lost climber

...disappeared from sight. A ground search was ruled out Thursday because of increasing danger from avalanches, said Maureen McLaughlin, a spokeswoman with Denali National Park and Preserve. An Alaska State Troopers helicopter with search-and-rescue...
German first to summit Mount McKinley this climbing season

...made by climbers from the U.S., New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin says 952 climbers have registered so far to climb Mount McKinley this season. Of those, 122 are on North America's...
4 Denali missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...morning as part of a Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation expedition on the Alaska mountain.Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said Hitoshi Ogi, 69, survived the fall. He was able to climb out.The other four fell into the avalanche debris...
Korean climber dies while descending Mount McKinley

...route when he collapsed or sat down at the 15,800-foot level at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, park spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said. When the climbing guides reached him, Shin was unconscious and unresponsive. The climbers radioed the 14...
McKinley climbers fall to their deaths

...The climbing partners began an ascent of the mountain's West Rib route on May 30. Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said many factors about the fall remain unknown, including its starting point and whether the climbers were descending...
Belgian mountaineer killed on Mt. McKinley

...from Belgium, was positioned below him in the gully. "This is a route that is climbed a lot less often," said Maureen McLaughlin, a spokeswoman for Denali National Park. "Joris was up above and came down still attached to his rope and came...
Deaths on Denali mountain show search challenges

...recover the remains of those who have died up there. Obviously, it is for closure of family members," spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin said. "In terms of recovery, we make the decision to leave remains on the mountain only in the event where the...


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