Stories tagged: climbers
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Double rock falls at famed Yosemite don’t deter climbers
In the close-knit community of climbers who flock from around the world to cling to the mountainside precipices at Yosemite National Park, climbers were awed but undeterred by successive rock …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Rockfall strikes Yosemite for second consecutive day
The massive granite slab that fell from the iconic El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park and killed a British climber was a rare event – but only because …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
Climbers survive two-day storm near peak of Mount Rainier
Two climbers used skills, smarts and a shovel to survive two days of blizzard conditions near the summit of Mount Rainier, authorities said.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Pair of climbers rescued after 2 nights on Mount Rainier
Mount Rainier National Park says rangers rescued a pair of climbers who had spent two nights near the volcano’s summit after being overtaken by extreme weather.
Sun., June 2, 2013
Men with Spokane ties targeted Mount Everest
Two men with Spokane connections dared to climb 29,035-foot Mount Everest this spring. Roughly 500 climbers reached the summit from Nepal to the south and about 150 from Tibet to …
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009, 7:08 a.m.
Whiteout preventing search for Mount Hood climbers
Whiteout conditions Tuesday prevented mountaineers or aircraft from searching for two climbers who have been missing on Oregon’s tallest mountain since the weekend.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009
Mount Hood rescue crews facing storm
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. – As a winter storm barreled toward Mount Hood, rescuers raced to find two experienced climbers missing for four days on Oregon’s highest peak. A military Black …
Mon., Dec. 14, 2009, 4:49 p.m.
Oregon rescuers race clock in search for climbers
As a winter storm barreled toward Mount Hood, rescuers raced to find two experienced climbers missing for four days on Oregon’s highest peak.
Sun., Feb. 25, 1996
Climbing The Walls After Four Years At The Top Of Her Sport, Robyn Erbesfield Is Climbing Down To Earth
Champion climber Robyn Erbesfield tackles Wild Walls on a recent visit to Spokane. Photo by Rich Landers/The Spokesman-Review