Boulder Climber Dies In Accident Near Boulder Falls

Posted By: Steve Bellamy on September 18, 2009 1:25 pm

As reported by Daily Camera, a 40-year old man has fallen approximately 15 feet from a rock formation near Boulder Falls and was killed by injuries sustained today.  He died while being helicoptered to a Denver hospital.

The climber was being belayed on the Empor Route of the north face and was supposedly not wearing a helmut.  The incident ocurred at the 34-mile marker of Boulder Canyon at the Cob Rock formation.

More news to come on this terrible situation.