Climber falls on Mount Hood; others possibly stranded

PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities say a rescue effort is underway for a climber who fell on Mount Hood.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that other climbers might be stranded.

No other details were immediately available.

Mount Hood is Oregon’s tallest peak and attracts more than 10,000 climbers a year. The peak is notorious for loose rocks in warm weather, and the sun has been out this week.