The body of a climber who fell from Mount St. Helens was recovered on Tuesday.
Seattle (WiredPRNews.com) – The body of a climber who fell into a Mount St. Helens crater has been recovered. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), 52 year-old veteran climber Joseph Bohlig fell 1,500 feet Monday after posing for a picture at the crater’s rim. Snow on the mountain reportedly gave way, which led to the fall.
Richard Bohlig, father of the climber, is quoted by the AP as stating of the tragedy, “We’re sorry that he’s gone, that he didn’t make it… He was doing something he enjoyed very much. That’s all I can say.”
As noted in the report, Bohlig had reportedly climbed Mount St. Helens 68 times prior to the accident, as well as other mountains across the globe.
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