Montana: California climber falls 60ft to death in Glacier Park

Posted on July 25, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Dies, Tourist Killed, Tourist Warning, United-States reported that, Glacier National Park Rangers recovered the body of Matthew Needham, a 21-year old male from Simi Valley, California, Thursday afternoon, July 25, near Grinnell Point in the northeast area of the park. The individual was climbing the mountain with two other climbers when he fell at least 60 feet to his death. At approximately 11:18 a.m. today, park dispatch received a report from a Glacier Park Boat Company employee that a climber fell from below Grinnell Point. A group of eight hikers later reported they found the climber, but did not see signs of life. The area in which the fall took place is very steep, with cliffs and rocky terrain. Read Article

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