BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A climber was found dead in Eldorado Canyon State Park after falling several hundred feet, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.
A call came into the Boulder County Communications Center at approximately 2:22 p.m. Thursday for a report of a fallen climber who had been climbing on the Bastille Wall, the sheriff’s office said.
A 48-year-old man was descending along the backside of the wall when he fell 300-400 feet, according to witnesses.
He was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics from the Mountain View Fire Protection District.
The climber has not yet been identified.