Climber falls to his death at Colorado's Capitol Peak
Jul. 18, 2017
REDSTONE, Colo. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has fallen to his death in Colorado while attempting to climb over the top of a large boulder.
The Summit Daily reports (http://bit.ly/2tnm3Z1 ) Parker resident Jake Lord was climbing Capitol Peak on Saturday when the boulder he was climbing broke loose and he fell.
Lord fell between 160 and 330 feet (49 and 101 meters).
The person he was with climbed down to him and performed life-saving procedures, but Lord had died by the time rescuers reached him.
Information from: Summit Daily News, http://www.summitdaily.com/