Stories tagged: hiker
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A hiker reported missing in Oregon has been found alive near Mount Hood.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017
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
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
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
A California woman who went missing while hiking in Oregon has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Wed., July 5, 2017
Officials believe a body found in Olympic National Park is a hiker who went missing in April.
Thu., May 25, 2017
A man has survived a roughly 1,000-foot (304-meter) fall into the Crater Lake caldera.
Wed., May 24, 2017
Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.
Wed., May 10, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A helicopter rescued a badly injured teen off Mount Si after he tumbled 90 feet.
Sat., July 9, 2016
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
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
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
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.