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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...Uday Marty, a vice president and managing director of Intel in Southeast Asia who was based in Singapore; Seattle mountain climber John Mullally; and Mark Mahaney, of St. Paul, Minnesota.Last year, about 10,800 people attempted to climb...
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...recently come from the same place: Alaska Ornamental Iron's workshop off Chena Pump Road.Bears, moose, miners and mountain climber silhouettes fill a computer file in the workshop of business owner Warren Flynn. The scenes built from these images...
Helicopter picks up climber injured in fall

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks mountain climber was rescued from a mountain north of Nome on Saturday after breaking both legs in a fall the day earlier.Andy Sterns, 46, at...
Hoops star Didrickson honored in Alaska Legislature

...impressive and includes professional and collegiate basketball players, internationally known mountain runners, mountain climbers of national fame, Olympic medalists, baseball pioneers, the founder of the Iditarod, a five-time Iditarod champion...
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...was able to land and pick up both Gillis and rescuers.Given their backcountry experience - Bull is an experienced mountain climber and skier while Gillis has competed in several ultra-endurance ski and wilderness races - the two geologists might...
Four die in plane crash in Denali

ANCHORAGE - Two mountain climbers, a tourist, and a pilot were killed Wednesday when their small plane went down in Denali National Park and Preserve, according...
Alaska Digest

...There were no other casualties in the incident. Hope fades for missing climbers ANCHORAGE - Hope is fading for two mountain climbers missing on one of Alaska's most difficult peaks, as search crews figure the two women have been without food and...
Study finds diarrhea is a common climbing malady

ANCHORAGE - Mountain climbers face a risk that has nothing to do with falling, blizzards or exhaustion: diarrhea. The condition hit almost one in three climbers...
3 brothers die in climbing mishap on side of Denali's Mount Foraker

...The last fatalities on Foraker occurred in June 1992, when two climbers were swept off by an avalanche. Five mountain climbers have now died this year in Alaska. In April, two died on Mount St. Elias in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park...
Utah man falls to his death on Devil's Thumb

PETERSBURG - Rescuers hoped weather would clear today so they could recover the body of a mountain climber who died in a weekend fall on Devil's Thumb, about 120 miles southeast of Juneau. Marc Springer, 30, of Layton, Utah, died...


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