United States: Missouri man dies in Colorado climbing accident

Posted on August 17, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Dies, United-States

The Missourian reports that a 20-year-old climber killed in a fall at Rocky Mountain National Park was a two-time Missouri state tennis champion and a state record-holder. The National Park Service said Friday that Paul Nahon, of Springfield, died Thursday in Colorado after falling about 150 feet from the Narrows on the Keyhole Route on Longs Peak, which is more than 14,000 feet tall. The route had ice in several spots. Park officials said he survived the fall, but bystanders reported Nahon had multiple injuries. An off-duty park volunteer and his climbing party performed CPR. Read article

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