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Category Archives: Colorado
Private property access restrictions to Colorado Fourteeners made the front page of the New York Times on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005.
WCF Courier reports an early early avalanche on Mines Peak in Colorado killed Samuel Teetzen of Littleton, CO, and his pet golden retriever.
The Windsor Tribune reports a woman was rescued in Poudre Canyon after a dispatcher used GPS directions to locate her.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports the skeletel remains of St. Lake’s PM Magazine TV host Jim Mills were found on Blanca Peak 10 years after he disappeared in 1995. His backpack was found nearby. Blanca Peak is a fourteener near … Continue reading
The Rocky Mountain News reports that three weekend snowshers rescued a 73-year-old ill-prepared man lost on Mount Evans and then used their flight itinerary to start a fire.
The Gazette reports John Agnos fell when he was scaling North Gateway Rock without a rope at Garden of the Gods.
The Chieftan reports county officials near Mount Elbert are upset over national security designation of the dam at the Twin Lakes pumped storage electric station just south of Colorado’s highest point.
The Montrose Press reports a climber fell nearly 60 feet into Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park as he was ascending the Escape Artist route on the North Rim wall when he fell and was left suspended in his … Continue reading
Longmontfyi reports the body of the first climbing ranger to perish on active duty in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found near Spectacle Lakes, southeast of Ypsilon Mountain.
Walter R. Borneman & Todd Caudle have a new book on Colorado Fourteeners:: 14,000 Feet: A Celebration of Colorado’s Highest Mountains.
A wire report indicates Colorado is considering charging hikers for rescues.
The AP reports that four additional Colorado Fourteeners have been called off limits because of private property issues.
The Aspen Times Kip White who was roped with his son on Maroon Bells had a fatal fall.
The Denver Post reports rescue crews had to brave lightning and snow to rescue a 65-year-old injured Marty Eisenberg while glissading down Quandry Peak.
The Daily Camera reports an accident in Boulder Canyon where a climber properly equipped died and an accident on Mount Sanitas where an unproperly hiker fell 30 feet to the trailhead.