Matthew Bunker, 28, was discovered lifeless in a crevasse on the base of a cliff by rescue helicopters and search events, based on CNN, citing the Nationwide Park Service.
The Seattle native was snowboarding at an altitude of greater than 10,400 ft when he fell. The reason for his fall remains to be being decided.
“We lengthen our deepest condolences to Matthew’s family members and pals … It brings us an ideal diploma of sorrow to be unable to deliver him dwelling to his household,” mentioned Deputy Superintendent of Mount Rainier Nationwide Park, Tracy Swartout.
Bunker, who served within the army for 5 years, went lacking in the identical space that six different skiers went lacking again in 2014.
The 2 different males, Vincent Djie, who disappeared on June 19th, and Talal Sabbagh, who went lacking on June 21st, nonetheless have but to be discovered.
“Each individual that goes lacking on Mount Rainier is deeply regarding. Our collective hearts ache with the households and family members of those that stay lacking, who’re looking for solace and solutions throughout a number of the most tough days of their lives,” Swartout mentioned.