Search and rescue personnel are attempting to recover 2 groups of climbers who are stuck on Mt Hood reports ABC News. At least one of the groups included an injured person, although the severity of the ailment(s) is not yet clear.
The injured climber reportedly fell more than 750′ somewhere in the Hogsback ridge below the summit of Mt Hood. He has since been assisted by others but it is not certain when or how the others will get off the mountain. Authorities have since launched a Navy helicopter to assist with the rescue.
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Find the entire ABC News article here: Rescuers scrambling to reach climbers stranded on Mt. Hood