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September 10, 2021

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Injured rock climber rescued at Eldorado Canyon State Park

Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, September 10, 2021 at approximately 12:53 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured rock climber at the Eldorado Canyon State Park.

A sixty-one year-old male from Golden, CO. sustained serious injuries while descending after climbing on the Upper Peanuts Wall. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a technical litter evacuation to the trailhead. Mountain View Fire Protection District provided medical care and ambulance transport to a local hospital. The rescue lasted approximately two hours.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Mountain View Fire Protection District, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Boulder County Emeregency Services.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-4373.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator