National Park Service

64-year-old Edwin Birch was last seen Saturday while hiking with his son. (Andrew WINNER/AFP/Getty Images)

After 4 Days, No Sign Of Wonderland Trail Hiker

Crews searching for 64-year-old Tacoma man.

07/16/2014

File photo of rescue helicopter (Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images)

Missing Snowshoer May Have Fallen At Crater Lake

National Park officials say the unnamed snowshoe hiker may have walked on a “snow cornice” that collapsed, causing him to fall at least 1,000 feet.

05/07/2014

File photo of Mount Rainier. (credit: Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Mount Rainier Makes Changes After Ranger’s Death

Climbing rangers on iconic Mount Rainier had become comfortable working on the mountain’s slopes without being roped or anchored for safety and had become desensitized to potential hazards, according to a review released Tuesday into the death of a ranger who fell during a rescue operation last year.

CBS Seattle–06/04/2013

(credit: Robert Sumner /Getty Images)

Ranger Slides More Than 3,000 Feet To His Death In Rescue Attempt

A Mount Rainier ranger slid more than 3,000 feet to his death as he helped in efforts to rescue four injured climbers who fell on a glacier, a National Park Service spokesman said.

06/22/2012

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