The climber who died in a fall on Mount Rainier National Park has been identified as a 62-year-old Bellevue man.
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK — Officials with the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office have identified the climber who suffered a fatal fall in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend.
The News Tribune of Tacoma reports the climber was 62-year-old Timothy Hagan, of Bellevue.
Park spokeswoman Fawn Bauer said Hagan fell Sunday while descending one of two summits of Sluiskin Mountain, a 7,026-foot peak in the northern part of the park. People with him at the time hiked more than 13 miles to report the accident.
Hagan’s body was recovered Tuesday.
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Hagan had notable ascents including the tallest mountains in Mexico and Ecuador.