Climber rescue under way at Mount Rainier

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Updated: June 14, 2011, 9:32 AM

 

ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) -- KIRO-TV reports Mount Rainier National Park rangers are attempting to rescue a climber who is stuck with hypothermia and frostbite near Liberty Ridge.

Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said the climber was in a party of three that left White River on Friday.

KOMO Radio reports a helicopter from Joint Base Lewis-McChord also is responding.


Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html