Denali Climbing Guide Author R.J. Secor Airlifted to California Hospital After 1,000 Foot Slide Down Mount Baldy

Various backcountry bulletin boards are buzzing about an accident Mount Baldy in California involving R.J. Secor, author of various guidebooks including “Denali Climbing Guide” as well as guides to the Sierras, Aconagua, and the Mexican volcanoes.

Secor slid 1,000 feet down the mountain and had to be airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernadino County, California.

Summitpost Thread on accident
Mount Whitney Info post on accident
Community Webshots Photos of Baldy on the Day of the accident (including distant photos of Secor on summit)
americasroof forum on accident