Sheriff's office: Body found on Mt. Hood is likely missing climb - KCTV5

Sheriff's office: Body found on Mt. Hood is likely missing climber

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Search and rescue crews working to locate a missing climber on Mount Hood located a body on Saturday afternoon.

The Oregon Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopter discovered the body around 1:30 p.m. at the top of Sandy Glacier near 8,400 feet.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said there is a high probability it is Dr. Kinley Adams, but crews were not able to reach the body because it wasn't safe for ground crews.

Officials said there are plans underway to launch a recovery team early Sunday morning.

For the last week, search and rescue crews have attempted to locate Adams, 59, who went climbing on Saturday, June 22. His family reported him missing after he never returned that night.

Friday was the first day the Oregon Army National Guard was able to launch three helicopters to assist in the search.

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