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Update: The National Park Service on Friday evening announced the body of the climber was found. The climber likely fell on the steep traverse between… Continue reading
The sailboat was southbound in the Gulf of Alaska
The hiker had injured an ankle and required assistance.
A backpack and other items were found in an abandonded campsite.
The investigation will continue on as a missing person case.
A seperate mission rescued a person injured by a bear near Nome.
The former president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has not been recovered.
Everyone from SAR specialists to tribal organizations to uniformed services are helping out.
Weather at the scene was 57-mph winds and 10 foot seas.
No injuries were reported.
The sailing vessel was low on fuel with a damaged rudder
The Coast Guard works with its partners to get the job done.
It’s the Coast Guard’s 31st rescue since June.
Foul weather initially interfered with the rescue
Good Samaritans and good life jacket use likely saved their lives.
They were exhausted but unhurt.
The man was rescued unharmed.
Wind gusts were up to 45 mph.
Who’s a good dog? The SEADOGS, in this case.
Local climbers save the day.