American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs

  • Accident Reports
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  • Publication Year: 1955

Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs—On June 2, 1954, Ray Duane Richards (17) fell while descending a cliff. He and a companion had successfully climbed the cliff and during the descent, Richards apparently lost his footing and fell 75 ft. to his death.

Source: Newspaper report.

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