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Two Die in Falls at Sequoia National Park - Backpacker

Two Die in Falls at Sequoia National Park

A hiker and a mountain climber fell to their deaths in separate incidents in early May.
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Mountaineers Route on Mt. Whitney

Mountaineers Route on Mt. Whitney

Two people died from falls on the same day in separate incidents at Sequoia National Park, the park reported this week. One was a 29-year-old New Jersey man whose body was discovered about 2,000 feet below his ice axes on the Mountaineers Route up Mt. Whitney. The other was a hiker who slipped on ice and slid off a cliff on the Watchtower section of the Lakes Trail. 

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