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Oregon / Mt. Hood Search / Survival #847225

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Mt. Hood: Dan Simon) The latest developments in the search for three climbers missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood featured; scenes shown of the severe weather on the mountain; details given about the pings from one climber's cell phone. [Crag Rats Search & Rescue Bernie WELLS†- expresses frustration.] [Brother Frank JAMES, wife Karen JAMES - think Kelly is alive.] The meaning of the three cell phone signals {"pings"} discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Loveland Pass, Colorado: Rick Sanchez) The extreme conditions that the missing climbers are facing featured; scenes shown from the mountains at the continental divide in Colorado of the reporter trekking around with experts. [American Mountain Guides Assn. Michael ALKAITIS†- comments on survival.] How long one can survive in a good snow cave discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A prayer service in Dallas, home of two of the climbers, shown. [In interview, Frank JAMES†- expresses hope his brother is alive.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The "raw data" on the two highest peaks in the US outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan;
Sanchez, Rick

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