With the weathering clearing, a team of 26 rescuers are scouring Mount Rainier for four overdue climbers and campers.
A snowshoer who was lost in a blizzard for two days on Washington state’s Mount Rainier said he stayed alive by digging out a snow tunnel and burning his paper money for warmth.
A 66-year-old snowshoer who was missing on Mount Rainier since Saturday was found alive Monday afternoon by a team of three rescuers, a national park spokeswoman said.
Thousands of people are expected at Tuesday’s memorial service for Margaret Anderson, the Mount Rainier National Park ranger who was fatally shot on New Year’s Day.
Mount Rainier National Park in Washington will reopen to the public on Saturday, and all services with the exception of snow play will be available this weekend.