Park officials: No 'viable chance of survival' for 6 climbers who likely fell at Mount Rainier

  • by: MANUEL VALDES , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 31, 2014 - 11:05 PM

SEATTLE — Six climbers on Mount Rainier likely perished in a fall after helicopters detected pings from avalanche beacons and spotted climbing gear thousands of feet below the group's last known location, national park officials said Saturday.

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