American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)

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  • Publication Year: 1955

Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)—On June 5, 1954, Earl F. Harvey (20) and Joseph Biwell were descending Long’s Peak. Harvey slipped on steep snow and fell down Zumie’s Chimney and the left Dove. He was killed by the fall. The party had no ice axe, rope or crampons.

Source: Report of Edward J. Kurtz, Acting Chief Ranger, Rocky Mountain National Park; Gerry Cunningham.

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