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Nick Hall: Family says ranger loved the outdoors and loved Rainier

Their faith and understanding of Nick Hall’s passion for the outdoors is helping sustain his family as they deal with his death after falling during a rescue on the mountain.

“One of Nick’s goals was full-time, year-round outdoor recreation employment. Mount Rainier helped make that happen,” said Aaron Hall, the climbing ranger’s brother. “He loved this place. He felt comfortable here.”

Nick Hall, 33, died Thursday while attempting to rescue four climbers on the Emmons Glacier. He fell about 2,500 feet as he helped pulled one of four climbers out a crevasse. Hall’s body came to rest at

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Mount Rainier climbers who fell over cornice rescued


Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold just confirmed that both climbers have been rescued.  Both climbers, in their early 20s, were able to hike to Camp Muir where they were airlifted off the mountain. Both were suffering from symptoms of hypothermia and the female climber had neck and back pain.


Rescuers have reached the male climber in the two-person party stranded overnight on Mount Rainier.

The climber, who had been in and out of consciousness, was able to walk up to Camp Muir so he could warm up.


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