The Untold Story Of The Mount Hood Tragedy
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Featuring: Kelly James
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A journey of adventure, tragedy, love, and loss
on the summit of Mt. Hood.
In December 2006,
millions of people across the world prayed and waited in
anguish to learn the fate of 3 climbers trapped on Mt. Hood.
The worst storm in the last decade was pounding the mountain
with hurricane-force winds that would not permit the army of
rescue workers to do their work. No one below could forget
the last phone call Kelly James placed to his wife, telling
her that he was trapped in a snow cave just below the
summit. What happened next would change the lives of
everyone involved and deeply touch millions of people who
desperately hoped to see a Christmas miracle.
more than a week, the search dominated the news as family
members huddled below, praying for the climbers' safe
return. But the story did not end when Kelly James's body
was airlifted off the mountain and the cameras stopped
rolling. For Karen, the year after Kelly's death was spent
searching for answers to what really happened on the
mountain. In this journey of adventure, tragedy, love and
loss, she reveals never-released information about the
fateful climb and behind-the-scenes details of how the
family coped with the shocking news.
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