Woman falls 35 metres and dies in Canmore climbing accident

A woman in Canmore climbing accident was tragically pronounced dead, police say.

On June 24, at approximately 12:43 p.m. Canmore RCMP and Emergency Services arrived in the Grassi Lakes rock climbing area in response to a 911 call of a climber who had fallen approximately 35 meters.

Emergency crews located a female on scene who was dead.

Investigation continues as to the cause of the fall.

The name of the deceased will not be released pending Next of Kin notification.



mamta.lulla@reddeeradvocate.com

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