American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Oregon: Mount McLaughlin (9940 ft.)

  • Accident Reports
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  • Publication Year: 1950

Oregon: Mt. McLaughlin (9940 ft.). On 30 July 1949 Ed Freuer, a Henley High school graduate of a few weeks before, slipped and plunged over a cliff. The state of his injuries has not been subsequently reported. His companion, Glen Hillyard, came down for assistance while Freuer was left on the mountain.

Source of information: newspaper accounts.

Analysis. This accident is reported here for the record. Because details are lacking, no attempt at an interpretation is made.

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