Outdoors writer Karen Sykes died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

  • by: PHUONG LE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 24, 2014 - 7:47 AM

SEATTLE — A 70-year-old hiker who died of hypothermia in rugged terrain in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.

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