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February 27, 1996
A snowboarder missing for three days at a north Lake Tahoe ski resort walked to safety late Monday after holing up in a snow cave for shelter against winter storms that pelted the Sierra. Shawn Daws, 25, of Incline Village, Nev., walked into a convenience store just before dusk. He was immediately taken to Washoe Medical Center in Reno for evaluation. Daws was last seen Friday afternoon at Diamond Peak Ski Area after telling friends he planned to take one more run with his snowboard.
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November 13, 2012 | By Joseph Serna
Two snowboarders stranded in Washington's Mt. Rainier National Park for two nights were rescued Tuesday morning and were expected to be reunited with their families by the afternoon. The families of Derek Tyndall, 21, and Thomas Dale, 20, were “ecstatic” when they got word the duo had been found and were in good health, said park spokesman Kevin Bacher. “Obviously they understand what a grave situation this was, and the chance that it might not come out positive,” he said.
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NEWS
February 27, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A snowboarder missing for three days at a north Lake Tahoe ski resort walked to safety late Monday after holing up in a snow cave for shelter against winter storms that pelted the Sierra. Shawn Daws, 25, of Incline Village, Nev., walked into a convenience store just before dusk. He was immediately taken to Washoe Medical Center in Reno for evaluation. Daws was last seen Friday afternoon at Diamond Peak Ski Area after telling friends he planned to take one more run with his snowboard.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 2, 2009 | Associated Press
The wilderness of northern Sweden, where Will Ferrell ate grilled reindeer eyeballs with adventurer Bear Grylls, seems like a long way to go to promote a movie. But that's where the men were for 48 hours in early April, where the subzero temperatures made laughable the idea of spring. Their trip is chronicled on an episode of the Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" series that debuts at 10. Ferrell, whose "Land of the Lost" opens Friday, climbs out of a helicopter by rope ("Mommy!"
NEWS
May 16, 1986 | Associated Press
Two teen-agers who survived more than three days buried in a snow cave on Mt. Hood with six companions were reported slowly improving today, and doctors said they are optimistic that both will recover. Their companions, two adults and four youngsters, were pronounced dead Thursday after being found in the cave, dug in an effort to escape a savage snowstorm that enveloped the mountain during an annual school outing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1997 | From Associated Press
Four climbers stranded by a blizzard on Mt. Hood were well-equipped and had plenty of "killer brownies" to eat during 40 hours in an 18-inch-high snow cave. "The brownies were the best," said Shawn Corrigan, 36, of Bend. "But what helped us survive was being prepared with quality equipment and knowing how to use it."
NATIONAL
January 16, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
A pair of climbers who misjudged the weather and got caught in whiteout conditions on Mt. Hood were brought to safety after spending a night in a snow cave. The two said they didn't make it to the summit of the 11,239-foot mountain on Monday because the weather closed in.
NEWS
April 2, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rescuers found four climbers who had been missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood since a blizzard hit the peak Sunday. Michael Whelan and Shawn Corrigan of Bend and Colette Whelan Ownes and Robert Sheley of Portland, all in their 30s, were found hiking down the mountain near Portland. The climbers, had planned a day hike to the summit, the state's highest peak at 11,245 feet. They had sheltered themselves in a snow cave until conditions improved.
NEWS
May 16, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Searchers scouring the south slope of Mt. Hood for eight climbers trapped by a freak storm three days ago found a snow cave Thursday and a sheriff's deputy said: "There are people in there." Russ Williams of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department did not say how many of the six adults and two teen-agers were found or whether they were dead or alive. But a radio dispatcher asked that all available hypothermic equipment be sent to the area.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 2, 2009 | Associated Press
The wilderness of northern Sweden, where Will Ferrell ate grilled reindeer eyeballs with adventurer Bear Grylls, seems like a long way to go to promote a movie. But that's where the men were for 48 hours in early April, where the subzero temperatures made laughable the idea of spring. Their trip is chronicled on an episode of the Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" series that debuts at 10. Ferrell, whose "Land of the Lost" opens Friday, climbs out of a helicopter by rope ("Mommy!"
NEWS
December 7, 2008 | Joseph B. Frazier, Frazier writes for the Associated Press.
Shivering, weak and injured in a snow cave on a mountain he and two climbing companions had tried to conquer, Kelly James managed to reach his wife on his cellphone. "Hey, baby," he said. "Hi, honey, I love you," Karen James said, fighting back tears from their home in faraway Dallas. Her husband hadn't been seen in days, and she had feared he was dead, but now, hearing his voice, she wondered how long he could stay alive. "You've got to be really strong," she said. "You've got to hold on."
NATIONAL
January 16, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
A pair of climbers who misjudged the weather and got caught in whiteout conditions on Mt. Hood were brought to safety after spending a night in a snow cave. The two said they didn't make it to the summit of the 11,239-foot mountain on Monday because the weather closed in.
NATIONAL
December 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
On the brightest, most promising day of an anguished week of searching for three climbers missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood, the disappointments came back to back. Rescuers reached a snow cave near the 11,239-foot summit, where they hoped to find at least one of the climbers. It was empty, save for some climbing gear. Hours later came more news nobody wanted to hear: One of the three had been found dead in a separate snow cave nearby. The body was left on the mountain overnight because of darkness.
NEWS
December 30, 2003 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS
Here WE ARE, HOURS FROM THE END OF 2003, AND I'M still chewing on New Year's Eve options. The Montana snow cave approach, for instance, or the South Pacific gambit. Or the flaming desert rock stunt. Each stands for a certain sort of holiday, and each exerts a certain wouldn't-that-be-cool? pull -- well, with the caveat that setting rocks on fire is illegal in some places. So which way to go? It helps, if you've been caught flat-footed like me, to remember that New Year's Eve is an unnatural holiday -- neither a solstice nor an equinox.
NEWS
March 16, 2003 | Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Writer
It would take a miracle to save her marriage, Suzanne Shemwell confided to friends. After 23 years together, she and Jim had drifted apart. Suzanne did not know if the two could last another year, living together in uncomfortable silence. The miracle would come, twofold: In what was planned to be a three-hour snowmobile trip, Suzanne and Jim got stranded, then lost, for six days on a freezing mountaintop.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1997 | From Associated Press
Four climbers stranded by a blizzard on Mt. Hood were well-equipped and had plenty of "killer brownies" to eat during 40 hours in an 18-inch-high snow cave. "The brownies were the best," said Shawn Corrigan, 36, of Bend. "But what helped us survive was being prepared with quality equipment and knowing how to use it."
NEWS
May 18, 1986 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
The nine students and teachers who died on Mt. Hood last week apparently were driven by an unusually competitive desire to reach the summit and simply realized too late that they would fail because of the stormy arctic conditions, rescuers and mountain climbing experts said Saturday. Two teen-agers continued to recover Saturday after spending 96 hours in a 10-foot-square snow cave, while funerals were held for two other members of the high school expedition.
NEWS
March 16, 2003 | Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Writer
It would take a miracle to save her marriage, Suzanne Shemwell confided to friends. After 23 years together, she and Jim had drifted apart. Suzanne did not know if the two could last another year, living together in uncomfortable silence. The miracle would come, twofold: In what was planned to be a three-hour snowmobile trip, Suzanne and Jim got stranded, then lost, for six days on a freezing mountaintop.
NEWS
April 2, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rescuers found four climbers who had been missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood since a blizzard hit the peak Sunday. Michael Whelan and Shawn Corrigan of Bend and Colette Whelan Ownes and Robert Sheley of Portland, all in their 30s, were found hiking down the mountain near Portland. The climbers, had planned a day hike to the summit, the state's highest peak at 11,245 feet. They had sheltered themselves in a snow cave until conditions improved.
NEWS
February 27, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A snowboarder missing for three days at a north Lake Tahoe ski resort walked to safety late Monday after holing up in a snow cave for shelter against winter storms that pelted the Sierra. Shawn Daws, 25, of Incline Village, Nev., walked into a convenience store just before dusk. He was immediately taken to Washoe Medical Center in Reno for evaluation. Daws was last seen Friday afternoon at Diamond Peak Ski Area after telling friends he planned to take one more run with his snowboard.
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