USCG, National Guard, Mountain Rescue Continue Search for Missing Mendenhall Tower Climbers

USCG, National Guard, Mountain Rescue Continue Search for Missing Mendenhall Tower Climbers

Troopers are reporting that an Army National Guard helicopter is standing by to launch if a favorable weather window develops affording them the chance to conduct a further search of the Mendenhall Towers area for two missing climbers. George “Ryan” Johnson, of Juneau, and Marc-Andre Leclerc of British Columbia remain missing since last heard from […]

Mountain Rescue Search for Two Southeast Climbers on Mendenhall Ice Field

Mountain Rescue Search for Two Southeast Climbers on Mendenhall Ice Field

Alaska State Troopers based in Juneau received notification on Wednesday that two climbers¬†who had set out to climb the Mendenhall Towers in the Mendenhall Ice Field had not returned by their scheduled time on Wednesday evening. Family and friends reported that the two climbers, 34-year-old George “Ryan” Johnson of Juneau, and Marc-Andre Leclerc of British¬†Columbia, […]