A local climber from Bellevue died on Mt. Rainier yesterday getting trapped in a blizzard on his way down from Camp Muir.
Camp Muir is normally a simple non-technical climb, but it sounds like the blizzard created five foot snow drifts and strong winds.
It's a sad loss indeed.
Blizzards in June?! A sobering reminder on unpredictable weather as we gear up for our Wonderland hike next month.
Full article on King 5 news.