Seven Summits

Roseville woman is on the rollercoaster and climbing again

Rick Hitch had goals. Loretta Hitch plans to fulfill them. Hitch collapsed and died May 1, 2011, on Mount Everest. His death, while climbing his last of the Seven Summits, came se ...

Hitch was more than just a climber

Rick Hitch wasn’t just a mountain climber. That’s evident from the “Wall of Fame” in the Hitches’ home in Roseville.On this wall are dozens of team soccer and softball pi ...

Roseville climber dies on Mt. Everest

Rick Hitch of Roseville, a longtime girls soccer coach who in recent years set out to climb the highest mountain on each continent, died Sunday on Mt. Everest.In climbing Mt. Evere ...