Climber Makes His Way Off Mountain

12/07/2018 @ 1240 

The Skamania County Sheriff’s received information from a third party that 38- year old Patrick Johnston of Portland had walked out to a road in the St. Helens area and was in a vehicle enroute back to Portland.   The Sheriff’s Office dispatch was successful in making direct contact with Johnston and confirmed that he was off the mountain.  

Search crews are being brought back to base camp and the mission will soon be closed.