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Rescuers recover body of climber who fell on Mt. Hood in March

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A picture of rescuers at Mt. Hood. (Credit: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office) PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities in Oregon said they have recovered the body of a climber who fell to her death at Mt.

Hood back in March.The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said on March 9, 34-year-old Pradnya Mohite was attempting to summit the mountain with her climbing partner, 50-year-old Lei Wang.

when they both fell 200 feet near the Leuthold Couloir. Wang suffered critical injuries and was able to call 911, but Mohite was pronounced dead at the location of the fall. RELATED: Glacier National Park identifies hiker who fell to his deathCrews rescued Wang but were unable to recover Mohite due to dangerous weather conditions at the time. "The Leuthold Couloir is a long, steep avalanche chute," deputies posted on Facebook. "A series of late-season storms brought a tremendous amount of snow in March and April, resulting in extreme avalanche risk and challenging climbing conditions that prevented the recovery of Ms.

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