Letters to the Editor

Letters | Granite Mountain’s risks were known years ago

Granite Mountain took the life of Professor John Scribner of North Bend almost 30 years ago to the day; April 16, 1983, on an unseasonably warm day.

Will we ever learn that Granite Mountain features indicate that catastrophic events will occur? The trail to the top can be accessed in a much safer location. It is time to act and fix the problem before the next victim.

Even one of the northwest weather and avalanche experts has been caught in an avalanche on Granite Mountain.

Fred Marion

Cle Elum (formerly of North Bend)

 

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