September 10, 2021
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
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