Grand Marais adventurer Dupre abandons McKinley summit attempt
The third time was not a charm for Lonnie Dupre.
Pummeled by bad weather and with supplies running low, the Grand Marais adventurer Sunday abandoned his third attempt to become the first person to solo climb Alaska's 20,320-foot Mount McKinley in January.
"It was virtually a life-or-death decision for Dupre," his support team wrote in a news release issued shortly before 10 a.m. Central time Sunday.
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