Hiker Struck By Lightning at 2:40 PM on Mount Elbert Descent


News reports indicate that 28-year-old Justin Eggleston was struck in the head by lightning about 2:40 p.m., Sunday, Aug 15 while coming off Mount Elbert.
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Elbert Profile

Colorado is the place to conquer a fourteener Arizona Daily Star, AZ – Jul 8, 2007 Those who want to stand atop the highest of the Colorado fourteeners — 14433-foot Mount Elbert — will have to journey east of Aspen to reach the peak.


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Backcountry Accidents: Fatalities at Mount Gilip, Colorado and Leonard Harrison Park in New York

Man falls to death on Mt. Gilpin
Durango Herald – Durango,CO,USA
A Fort Collins man spending Father’s Day climbing Mt. David Lauer, 64, was climbing the 13,694-foot peak with Anna Milburn-Lauer.

Marine dies in fall at park
Elmira Star-Gazette – Elmira,NY,USA
By BROOKE J. SHERMAN. WELLSBORO — A member of the Parris Island Marine Band died Sunday in Leonard Harrison State Park in a hiking accident.
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Accidents: PCT and Mount Bona Fatalities, Bicyclist Bear Encounter in Banff


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Park Roundup: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve

Here’s the May 13 summary of park news including: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve.
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Backcountry Accidents in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah

Here’s the May 13, 2006 round up of backcountry accidents Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah.
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Coyote, Bear, Mountain Lion Attacks in CO, MA, TN, WA

Here’s a summary of coyote, bear and mountain lion reports in Tennessee, Washington, Colorado and Massachusetts.
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Mount Princeton Fourteener Rescue

Hikers rescued in nick of time
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2006-02-24 Backcountry Accident Reports on Kilimanjaro, California, Colorado, Hawaii, UK, Utah


Backcountry Accident Reports at February 24, 2006

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2006-02-22 Backcountry Accidents in California, Colorado, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Australia, Spain


Accident reports as of February 22, 2006
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