Oregon climber dies on Mount Hood, others stranded, officials say

A mountain climber in Oregon who had to be airlifted Tuesday from Mount Hood after falling around 1,000 feet has died, officials said.

The man had been rescued by an Oregon Army National Guard chopper and was brought to a hospital in Portland but was pronounced dead after arriving, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said electronic government framework.

A few other climbers in two separate groups also were stranded on the mountain, one of whom was believed to have sustained non-life threatening injuries, officials said 월-e 더빙 다운로드.


According to a tweet from the sheriff’s department, four climbers were receiving help from rescuers down the mountain while another three were said to be “safely making their way down” on their own 아크 서바이벌 이볼브드 무료 다운로드.

Of the party of four, which includes the injured climber, another person is “experiencing difficulty moving,” officials said.

“Rescuers continue to help them as they race the clock,” the tweet said vs2015.

Rescue crews were called to the scene Tuesday morning following reports of a fallen climber and potentially others who were stranded on the Hogsback area of the mountain, near the summit 문명6 dlc 다운로드.

Mount Hood, the state’s tallest mountain, is a popular climbing site frequented by thousands of climbers every year.

The peak is notorious for loose ice and rocks in warm weather coredll dll. The sun has been out this week and the temperature was right around freezing at the spot where the climber fell, according to Russell Gubele of the Mountain Wave Search and Rescue 창모드 다운로드.


“This is the kind of weather conditions and the time of year where you often get falling ice, falling rocks and problems,” Gubele said 사파리 한글 파일 다운로드. “It sounds like the conditions up there are very unsafe right now.”

Officials said earlier that it was imperative the climbers got off the mountain due to a storm expected Wednesday 리즈렐 다운로드.

“It’s going to get darker, it’s going to get colder, it’s going to get windier and the overall conditions will worsen at night,” Sgt 우편엽서 양식 다운로드. Brian Jensen, a sheriff’s department spokesman, said. “We are trying to do everything we can to get everyone down safely before that hits.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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