Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
News >  Pacific NW

Hiker dies in fall at Columbia River Gorge

Associated Press

PORTLAND – Authorities say a hiker died after falling from a trail in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland.

A witness saw the man fell from a 40-foot cliff while hiking Friday at Angel’s Rest. When a rope rescue team reached the man, he was dead.

Capt. Steve Alexander of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says the victim is not the missing Texas hiker who went missing Thursday from a trail a few miles east of Angel’s Rest.

The deceased man is in his 30s. Authorities will release his name after relatives are notified.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe now to get breaking news alerts in your email inbox

Get breaking news delivered to your inbox as it happens.