モヒテのプラド, 34, Issaquah の, ワシントン, と彼女のクライミングパートナー, 50-歳のレイ王, レントン, ワシントン, were attempting to summit Mt. フード 行進に 9 彼らが倒れたとき 200 feet near the Leuthold Couloir, 平行, steep avalanche chute, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.
“MS. Wang sustained critical injuries and Ms. Mohite was declared deceased at the location of the fall,” 保安官事務所は言った.
Dangerous conditions at the time forced rescue crews to delay efforts to recover Mohite’s body, 当局は言った.
The recovery was further delayed after a series of late-season storms brought a massive amount of snow in March and April, increasing the risk of avalanche and creating difficult climbing conditions.
木曜日に, rescuers noticed adequate snow melt on the mountain and immediately began the recovery mission. With climbing conditions still dangerous, rescuers flew to Mohite’s location via helicopter.
“The helicopter crew inserted three specially trained rescuers from Portland Mountain Rescue and Volcano Mountain Rescue directly to the small, 狭い, and extremely steep ice ridge where Ms. Mohite was located,” 保安官事務所は言った.
The crew hoisted Mohite from the ridge and flew her to White River Snow Park.
“We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Mohite and hope that today brings closure to everyone impacted by this tragedy,” 保安官事務所は言った.