Climber find body on Long Peak

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. An investigation is underway after a climber found a body on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Park officials say the climber was on the Keyhole Route of the 14,259 foot peak when he and his group saw the body below The Ledges area at about 7 a.m. Friday.

Park rangers reached the body about three hours later and flew it by helicopter to a nearby meadow.

Park officials have not released the name, age or hometown of the person or how he died.


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