Climber Dies in Colorado Avalanche

Climber Dies in Colorado Avalanche


Climber Dies in Colorado Avalanche


On Sunday, a climber in Rocky Mountain National Park died from what is presumed to be injuries sustained in a fall. Here is more on the story from The Denver Post. 

A 43-year-old man is presumed dead from injuries believed to be sustained in a fall in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said the man is believed to have been killed in an avalanche in the park.

In a press release issued Monday night, she said search efforts began Monday morning for two overdue climbers from Estes Park, and at around 2:45 p.m. park rangers found the 45-year-old female climber, Lisa Foster, in the upper Fay Lakes basin approximately six miles from the Lawn Lake Trailhead.

Patterson said field teams reported that she and her partner had been caught in an avalanche at approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, when descending from the north side of Blitzen Ridge on the 13,514 foot Ypsilon Mountain.

Keep Reading at :Estes Park man believed dead in avalanche at Rocky Mountain National Park – The Denver Post

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