Mt. Whitney hiker, 60, falls to his death

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Mt. Whitney hiker, 60, falls to his death

Postby painless4u2 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:15 am

Apparently, he had reached the summit and was just starting his way down. :(
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Re: Mt. Whitney hiker, 60, falls to his death

Postby 14erFred » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:23 am

The elevation reported in the article (13,500 ft.) suggests that the accident occurred just below Trail Crest on the east side of Whitney's South Ridge. Deepest sympathy to family and friends. May Yukio rest in peace forever, and may his memory always be a blessing.
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