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June 14, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Experienced climber dies in fall on Mount Hood

An experienced climber fell 1,000 feet to his death on Mount Hood today, The Oregonian reports.

Mark Cartier, 56, was one of 15 climbers who had registered at Timberline Lodge to solo climb overnight.

Several other climbers saw him fall and called for help at around 5:20 a.m., the newspaper says.

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