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Rescuers reach for fallen Ripinsky hiker


January 6, 2011

A team from Haines and Skagway early today climbed within shouting distance of a fallen hiker who’d spent 12 hours braced against a tree on a Mount Ripinsky cliff face, unable to move due to injuries and his precarious position.

Keith Hut...

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