Mount Shasta: 1 climber dead, 4 rescued

Multiple climbers were airlifted off California's Mount Shasta on Monday, with one dying from injuries.

Mount Shasta, the second-highest point in the Cascade Range and a potentially active volcano, rises to a height of 14,179 feet.

At 8:39 a.m., a climber in critical condition and another with a broken ankle were reported, and the sheriff's office said at the time that another climber had died.

At 12:31 p.m., another climber was reported in critical condition, and at 4 p.m., a helicopter crew was trying to locate an injured female climber.

At 12:31 p.m., another climber was reported in critical condition, and at 4 p.m., a helicopter crew was trying to locate an injured female climber.

At 6 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office was coordinating a fifth climber's rescue.
It wasn't clear how many climbers were injured or what they did.

The identity of the deceased climber is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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