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The Sandy Glacier's caves and tunnels have become a popular destination for adventurous Mount Hood hikers. Photo by Katie Campbell, Earth Fix.

Editor's Note: This article was updated from its original version to include the names of the rescued hikers and details about their adventure.

A hastily organized search and rescue mission succeeded in tracking down and saving two teenagers who got lost during a trek to the Dragon Ice Caves at Sandy Glacier Saturday.

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Fortunately for Michael Adams, Portland Mountain Rescue climbers were training nearby at the time of the accident.

Rescue climbers assisted by a Blackhawk helicopter pilot with the Oregon Army National Guard managed to find and save 59-year-old Michael Adams of Tualatin after he slipped on the ice and fell several hundred feet down into a fumarole on Mount Hood on Saturday, May 24.

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Portland Mountain Rescue climbers followed Cormier's route up the south side and found his body in a crevasse.

After a complicated 17-hour mission, recovery teams from the Hood River Crag Rats and Portland Mountain Rescue have managed to find and retrieve the body of Robert Cormier, the Catholic priest from New Jersey who fell 1,000 feet to his death on May 13.

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The fall reportedly occured in the area of Eliot Glacier.

UPDATE, 5/13/14, 11:30 AM: SEARCH PARTIES HAVE LOCATED THE MISSING CLIMBER, AND HE IS PRESUMED DEAD.

Hood River County Sheriffs are organizing an aerial search for a missing climber who was seen falling an estimated 1,000 feet in the area of Eliot Glacier Tuesday morning.

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Hood River County search crews have found and identified the missing climber who was seen falling an estimated 1,000 feet in the area of Eliot Glacier Tuesday morning, and he is believed to be dead.

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Patrollers helping an injured skier at Timberline.

A skier who says he was knocked down and injured by another skier at Timberline is suing for $1.4 million in Multnomah County Court.

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Clear conditions aided the rescue.

Search and rescue teams moved quickly Tuesday to rescue a 62-year-old climber who fell 800 feet into a crater near the Hogsback on Mount Hood.

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Collin Backowski's Instagram photos document a life lived with energy and humor. He died at age 25 on Mount Hood.

A veteran climber training for a 22,000-foot summit, a well-conditioned military officer and a radical snowboarder with a zest for life: these were the three most recent victims of fatal accidents on Mount Hood.

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