Colorado climber dies in Grand Teton accident

Posted on June 24, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Dies, United-States

According to, authorities say a 55-year-old Colorado Springs man on a guided climb died while descending the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports ( ) Gary Miller, of Colorado Springs, slipped in a snowfield and slid into an icy water moat on the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton on Thursday evening. A water moat is a gap between the top of the snowfield and the facing rock wall. Read article

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