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The Associated PressThe Army officer who oversaw the recovery of the body of a 9-year-old boy from deep within an Alaska glacier says it was one of the toughest missions he's been on. Maj. William Prayner of the Alaska Northern Warfare Training Center says soldiers were...
A man climbing the West Buttress route of Denali fell to his death Friday while attempting to retrieve a backpack, according to a Talkeetna Ranger Station public information officer. Maureen McLaughlin says at about 4:30 p.m. Denali National Park and...
Tags: National Parks, Climbing
Channel 2 NewsFor many, climbing is the goal at Mt. McKinley, but Wednesday, Denali National Park announced a climb of a different kind. The park announced it will be increasing its mountaineering use fee in the upcoming 2012 mountaineering season. For the first...
KTUU.comSearchers found the body of Austrian climber Juergen Kanzian on Mount McKinley after using a high-powered spotting scope Thursday evening. National Park Service rangers located Kanzian's body from a helicopter by identifying the color and style of his...
Channel 2 NewsWhen it's too cold to “hang out” outside, many Alaskans choose to "hang out" inside. Over the past few years, indoor rock climbing has grown in popularity. “You can come to an indoor gym, learn how to climb safely and enjoy all the...
Tags: Alaska, Peter Hurd, Climbing, Sport Climbing
An injured climber was rescued and another climber was found dead on Mount McKinley Thursday night, after a four-person rope team descending the mountain fell near its summit ridge the previous evening. According to Denali National Park spokesperson...
Tags: Frostbite, Physical Conditions, Travel, Alaska, Health
SAN DIEGO — Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Zambon was in Afghanistan, on his fourth combat deployment as an explosive ordnance disposal technician, when he took a step and heard the ominous click. "I remember flying through the air and coming down on my...
Tags: Armed Forces, Afghanistan, Emergency Incidents, Amputation, Iraq
BERLIN — Berlin outlasted Conemaugh Township to capture the championship of the girls division of the 2013 Berlin Mountaineer Junior High Basketball Tournament. Claire Spochart's game-high 16 points and Geordan Hay's 11 points paced the Lady...
Tags: Basketball, Sports, Aaron Smith
CT basketball tickets DAVIDSVILLE — Pre-game ticket sales are being held at the Conemaugh Township High School office until 2 p.m. today for the boys basketball game against West Middlesex at IUP Saturday. The contest is being held at...
Exceptional onboard service, gourmet cuisine and luxurious surroundings are a few of the reasons why Rocky Mountaineer’s rail journeys are considered by many to be the only way to see the Canadian Rockies. With five different rail routes and over 45...
Tags: Travel, Trips and Vacations
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