Tagged: Mountains

Backcountry Skiers On The Lookout For Avalanche Danger

OPB |Feb. 19, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A recent spike in avalanche deaths in Western states highlights the risk for backcountry skiers.

Buried In The Sky Sheds Light On Sherpas' Lives

May 24, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Buried in the Sky tells the story of the sherpas and high-altitude porters who do much of the heavy lifting on the tallest — and most deadly — mountains in the world.

The Deadly New Year's Day on Mt. Rainier

Sept. 25, 2012 12:45 p.m.

On New Year's Day 2012, a man drove into Mt. Rainier National Park and killed an on-duty ranger. Bruce Barcott's recent Outside Magazine article looks into the events of that day.

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