Climber dies at Rincon climbing area in Eldorado State Park

A climber who may have been free soloing died in Eldorado Canyon State Park on Wednesday, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday around 5:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a call from four climbers in Eldorado Canyon State Park. They said they had been climbing on the Rincon wall in the northern section of park when they found a fallen climber.

The group of climbers said the man was not conscious or breathing, and appeared to have died.

Rocky Mountain Fire and the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group both responded to the scene. The rescuers confirmed the man had died. He was carried out by the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group.

Early Thursday morning, he was identified as a 31-year-old man from Lakewood. His name has not been released.

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