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JASPER, Alberta (AP) - The body of a mountain climber from Maine has been discovered in a melting glacier more than two decades after the man fell 1,000 feet to his death in the Canadian Rockies, a park official said.
The remains of William Holland, 38, of Gorham, were found in Jasper National Park in Alberta this month by a pair of hikers, said Garth Lemke, public-safety expert with Parks Canada.
Lemke said glacial ice preserved the body, which had a mummified appearance. "If you look at where he was, he was basically in a deep freeze for the last 21 years," he said.
Holland had reached the top of the Slipstream on Snow Dome Mountain in 1989 when an outcropping gave way, sending him tumbling.
His climbing partner sought help from another climbing party, but an avalanche struck before searchers arrived the next day, Lemke said. The search was called off.
There are at least two other cases in which mountain climbers in Jasper National Park have disappeared since the 1970s and are presumed dead.

The Columbus Dispatch


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NightOfOld

Sep 1 @ 2:31PM  


Damn; I thought I hid them better.




Yes I read it two days ago on the puter.
StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 2:33PM  
Damn; I thought I hid them better.
Okay, Chuck, spill it! We want more details on the whereabouts of the others that have been missing for over 30 years!

NightOfOld

Sep 1 @ 2:39PM  


In my freezer till I can find a better spot.
StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 2:41PM  
In my freezer till I can find a better spot.
In with some deer meat are they?
NightOfOld

Sep 1 @ 2:44PM  

No; I haven't got any women in there.
somnium

Sep 1 @ 2:49PM  
Lemke said glacial ice preserved the body, which had a mummified appearance. "If you look at where he was, he was basically in a deep freeze for the last 21 years," he said.

Well DAMN... Ya freak'n think?


StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 2:49PM  
No; I haven't got any women in there.
That would be "Dear" and not "Deer" you're thinking of, Chuck!
LadyRamRod

Sep 1 @ 2:53PM  
I'll bet he had blueballs, lol
StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 2:55PM  
I'll bet he had blueballs, lol

If I could give you a kudo for that one, I would!
LadyRamRod

Sep 1 @ 3:01PM  
Don't need kudos, cookies are much better, thanks
Earthquake501149

Sep 1 @ 3:03PM  
Wonder if Jimmy Hoffa will show up sometime!!!!!!!!!!!
NightOfOld

Sep 1 @ 3:12PM  


Deer or Dear, what's the difference. They both taste good.
StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 3:22PM  
Deer or Dear, what's the difference. They both taste good.
True!
somnium

Sep 1 @ 3:36PM  
Wonder if Jimmy Hoffa will show up sometime!!!!!!!!!!!

Dunno... last time I heard, he may have been set in concrete as a cornerstone in a building somewhere!


StraddleMyNose

Sep 1 @ 3:42PM  
Wonder if Jimmy Hoffa will show up sometime!!!!!!!!!!!

Dunno... last time I heard, he may have been set in concrete as a cornerstone in a building somewhere!

I always heard the location was in the New York Giants end zone...
Wordsofwit

Sep 1 @ 4:52PM  
A few years ago there was a body revealed in a glacier in California that indicated that the deceased was part of an air force aircrew from WWII. The corpse had hair so they were able to DNA and contact possible descendants. It took about a year, but they were able to finally able identify him.

This sort of thing is not unheard of.
onehornytoad69

Sep 1 @ 8:12PM  
With Global Warming.... they will find a whole lot more ppl.... , In the Not to many years to come...!
My 2 cents!

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