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Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (2)

Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—On July 10, 1956 Jack Jay (26) and a companion had climbed Hallett Peak. In descending they were sliding down a snow field above Emerald Lake when Jay slipped, fell, and slid into the rocks below the snow field. The fall caused abrasions of both hips and a broken right foot. The men spent the night near Emerald Lake and were brought out the next morning after Jay’s companion went for help. These people were climbing without equipment of any kind and Mr. Jay was wearing oxfords for footgear.

Source: George B. Hartzog, Acting Superintendent, R.M.N.P.