National Park Service will make changes based on review of the death of Mount Rainier climbing ranger Nick Hall

Staff writerJune 4, 2013 

An pervasive level of comfort among climbing rangers working in dangerous conditions on Mount Rainier might have been a factor in the death of Nick Hall almost a year ago.

That is was one of the findings issued by a National Park Service board of review convened after the June 21, 2012, death of the 33-year-old climbing ranger.

Hall was one of four rangers rescuing four climbers from Texas. Each ranger was assisting a different climber when an Army Reserve Chinook helicopter arrived over the scene to lower a litter.

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