At 11,239 feet, Hood is the highest mountain in Oregon and one of the most-climbed mountains in the world, according to the sheriff's office.
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The man is heard saying "It's dangerous" and "slipping" before the camera shows his fall.
The two-year, $1.3 million effort is driven by both patriotism and scientific inquiry.
Seven hikers have died in the past week alone.
Three of the world’s most venerated alpine climbers are believed to have perished in Canada’s Rocky Mountains after an avalanche cascaded down the mountain they were scaling amid a daring expedition, Canadian officials said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES — Two famed American climbers, alpinist Jeff Lowe and Yosemite National Park legend Tom Frost, have died.
Nanook of the north is a rescue dog. "He's Alaska's version of Lassie," said Lt. Eric Olsen, an Alaska state trooper.
When it came to climbing, Jason Wells and Tim Klein were in a league of their own. The duo, friends and climbing partners since their early 20s, would often scale Yosemite National Park's famous El Capitan twice in the same weekend - a climb that takes even skilled climbers several days to complete.
With the passage of the National Trails System Act in 1968, America was given a gift — the creation and protection of some of Americans’ favor…