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Injured Climber Rescued Yesterday from Dome Peak
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2015
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, [email protected], 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263
MT. BAKER-SNOQUALIMIE NATIONAL FOREST, Wash. –Search and rescue personnel and volunteers rescued a male climber who had fallen while climbing Dome Peak.
On Sunday, June 21 a beacon alert was picked up from the area around 4 p.m. SnoHAWK10 went to the area and located the victim, who had possible rib fractures form falling and landing on the lip of a crevasse on his back. The victim was packaged into a litter and hoisted to the helicopter, and flown to Cascade Valley Hospital around 9:30 p.m..