Oregon climber dies on Mount Hood, others stranded, officials say

A mountain climber in Oregon who had to be airlifted Tuesday from Mount Hood after falling around 1,000 paws has died, representatives said.

The man had been extricated by an Oregon Army National Guard chopper and was brought to a hospice in Portland but was pronounced dead after arriving, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.

A few other climbers in two separate groups also were stranded on the mountain, one of whom was believed to have maintained non-life threatening harms, representatives said.

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According to a tweet from the sheriff’s bureau, four climbers were receiving help from savers to get down the mountain while another 3 were seemed like it was gonna be “safely making their route down” on their own.