Stories tagged: hiker
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Sean Mortensen, 19, from Spokane was found dead Sunday after he left his hiking partners north of Cle Elum on Friday and did not return.
Sat., April 27, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
An Eatonville, Washington, man died while hiking, but his dog wouldn’t leave his side and eventually alerted rescuers to their location.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Having been caught herself by bad weather, Nancy Abell tried to persuade a hiker to turn back. The hiker didn’t, but Abell gathered enough information for the Snohomish County Search …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a dead hiker was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first verified fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A Boise man hiking in the Sawtooth Mountains southeast of Grandjean survived last week after he was struck by two boulders.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Authorities say an Ohio man has been found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The body of a 44-year-old hiker from the Seattle area was airlifted off Buck Mountain by a Navy helicopter rescue unit early Sunday morning, according to the Chelan County Sheriff’s …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
A hiker has been killed in Mount Rainier National Park after being swept away by the swift waters of the West Fork of the White River.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies rescued a hiker who spent Monday night lost in the woods on Mount Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
A hiker reported missing in Oregon has been found alive near Mount Hood.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
A hiker came across a dead body Monday afternoon in the Bowl and Pitcher area of Riverside State Park. Spokane police said the case is being treated as an unattended …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Police say the body of a hiker who fell from an Oregon cliff more than a week ago has washed ashore.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old Seattle man is safe after rescue crews helped him through a cold night near the summit of Mount Pugh, west of Glacier …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
A California woman who went missing while hiking in Oregon has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Officials believe a body found in Olympic National Park is a hiker who went missing in April.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
A man has survived a roughly 1,000-foot (304-meter) fall into the Crater Lake caldera.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
A 23-year-old woman who spent a week lost in a Montana wilderness area with her dog thanked her rescuers Wednesday and said she and her parents planned to go get …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Authorities say a hiker in Washington has discovered the human remains of a 24-year-old Oregon man in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Kittitas County authorities have suspended a search for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly a month ago.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Searchers in Yakima and Kittitas counties are still searching for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly three weeks ago.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
Authorities have located the body of a Portland, Oregon, man who went missing during a planned climb of Colchuck Peak last fall.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Authorities say a woman has died after falling about 100 feet while hiking on a trail about 30 miles east of Seattle.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
A 20-year-old man who fell off a cliff while hiking in Sunset Bay on the Oregon Coast has been rescued.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 5:55 a.m.
A helicopter rescued a badly injured teen off Mount Si after he tumbled 90 feet.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Qi He, of central China, who died glissading in Aasgard Pass, was remembered for his love of the mountains. His parents chose to have him buried Saturday in Leavenworth’s Mountain …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office says it’s looking for a hiker who vanished over the edge of a waterfall hole while sliding down Aasgard Pass in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
An Appalachian Trail hiker who died after getting lost in the woods of Maine did the right thing by setting up camp to wait for help, officials say. But the …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 6:04 p.m.
An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost and kept a journal of her ordeal, according to investigatory documents.