Park rangers recover body of backcountry skier found dead in RMNP

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 27, 2010 11:29 am

Rocky Mountain National Park Rangers have recovered and identified the body of the backcountry skier found dead near the park’s Finch Lake snowfield on Sunday.

40-year-old Lacy Elliot Meadows of Broomfield, CO, was reported missing on Sunday before park rangers discovered Meadows’ body approximately 10 miles from a RMNP trailhead. The man was reportedly planning to hike and ski one of RMNP’s snowfields.

An autopsy is currently pending.