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E-W grad Evan Zhao identified as fatality in rock-climbing accident

Founding member of Students Saving Salmon


Last updated 6/13/2020 at 7:04pm

Courtesy Evan Zhao/Facebook

Evan Zhao

Evan Zhao, a founding member of Edmonds-Woodway High School's Students Saving Salmon, has been identified as the climber who died May 27 after falling off a trail at the British Aisles climbing area of Little Mount Si.

The Beacon first reported on the accident May 28.

Zhao was 22.

Zhao was an honors student and graduate from the University of Washington.

In a 2015 Edmonds Beacon article on required setbacks at the Edmonds Marsh, Zhao spoke to councilmembers.

Evan Zhao and Patrick Matulka, from the Edmonds-Woodway High School Students Saving Salmon Club, also spoke in support of the larger s...

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