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Tag: Mt Rainier ranger memorial

June
29th

Nick Hall: Memorial service planned at park this morning

A private memorial service will be held this morning at Paradise for climbing ranger Nick Hall, who died eight days ago after falling down Mount Rainier during a rescue.

The service is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center, and is expected to last about one hour.

Hall, 33, died June 21 after he fell 2,500 feet as he assisted with the rescue of four climbers who had fallen into a crevasse on the Emmons Glaicer. Snow, clouds, wind and poor mountain conditions have stymied attempts so far to reach Hall’s body, which

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