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Six climbers likely dead after fall on Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (WKRC) -- Six climbers are likely dead after falling o Mount Rainier.

Search helicopters detected pings from avalanche beacons and spotted climbing gear thousands of feet below the group's last known location. One park ranger said, "There's not a viable chance of survival."

Air and ground searches were suspended late Saturday afternoon. No recovery plans are in place right now because of the danger of falling rock and ice.

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