Technical Rescue at Christine Falls
June 11, 2015 — Park Rangers conducted a technical rescue today below Christine Falls in Mount Rainier National Park where and 18-year old male from Tacoma, WA, fell 30-40 feet this afternoon. Due to multiple injuries he was taken to a local hospital by life flight.
The fall/slide took place from a bank below Christine Falls Bridge. Initial assessments indicate a head injury and fractured arm.
Airlift Northwest provided life flight support. Fifteen park personnel were assigned to the incident.
Last updated: June 11, 2015