National Park Service rangers on Saturday airlifted a Japanese climber who fell more than 1,000 feet from a ridge at the mountain’s 16,200-foot level, officials said.
The missing climber and their partner were on Denali’s West Buttress at about 11 p.m. Friday when the fall occurred, according to park officials.
As part of a federal spending package passed earlier this year, the university is set to receive around 360,000 acres of land.
To unravel how malaria-carrying mosquitoes sniff out their next juicy meal, scientists set up a screened-in outdoor laboratory in Zambia.
As outdoors columnist Alli Harvey prepares to leave the state, she ponders her introduction to Alaska and what feelings the site of the state’s flag produces in her.
Park officials said that leaders of the search efforts “have concluded that survival is outside the window of possibility.”
The recall comes months after a number of other machines manufactured in the last decade were recalled due to risk of ruptured fuel tanks.
The pair were last heard from early Friday, when they said they planned to climb the West Ridge of 10,300-foot Moose’s Tooth.
The pair told a friend they planned to climb the Moose’s Tooth, a 10,300-foot peak within the park, officials say.
Bystanders tried to free the man for almost an hour before calling 911, according to Girdwood Fire and Rescue.
Three Valdez residents behind the proposed ski area say a resort could provide year-round tourism opportunities as more cruise ships arrive and the oil industry declines.
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Eric Walter was skiing alone when he triggered an avalanche near Mile 10, officials said. He died at the scene.
The road heading into Denali National Park will be open to the Teklanika Rest Area until May 20, when the park’s transit buses return.
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William Snyder, 35, died Friday evening in a popular backcountry area near Hatcher Pass Lodge.
With a snow falling most of the day, it didn’t look like a reminder that the skiing and riding season was coming to an end in Girdwood next Sunday.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier and his daughter, who raises rabbits for meat, made a recent trip to Washington state hunting for quality hares.
Local and federal funds will pay for design work and construction on stitching together a path through a tricky industrial section separating two popular recreational trails.
The slide occurred at a time when forecasters in the region are cautioning backcountry skiers and snowboarders about the potential for warming weather to increase avalanche risk.
Funding decisions should consider trails’ role in an outdoor recreation sector that is a bright spot in the state’s troubled economy, they say.
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