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Climber Rescued After Falling 600 Feet On Mt. Hood

(Clackamas County, OR) -- Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies rescued a man after he fell nearyy six-hundred feet on Mount Hood. CCSO says the fall happened on May 24th as the climber was descending the peak near the Pearly Gates and Hogsback area. The man fell into a snowfield and other climbers assisted until emergency officials arrived. Investigators believe the climber was trying to adjust his boot when he lost the grip of his ice axe.

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