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Hikers rescued from Rocky late Sunday night

A father and son duo from Loveland were rescued in Rocky Mountain National Park late Sunday evening.

On Nov. 8, Rocky Mountain National Park rangers received notification by cell phone from a man indicating he and his 13-year-old son needed assistance. The pair summited Longs Peak via the Keyhole Route and attempted to come down from the summit via Clark’s Arrow. They got off route while descending from The Loft between Longs Peak and Mount Meeker.

Rocky Mountain National Park Search and Rescue members reached the pair at 10:40 p.m. After assessing their condition and evacuation options, Search and Rescue assisted the two down The Loft reaching a backcountry shelter near Chasm Lake at 2 a.m. Monday morning, where they connected with other members of the park’s Search and Rescue team. The group stayed through the night and began hiking out Monday morning.

Because one of the individuals involved in the incident is a juvenile park staff will not be releasing their names.

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