Rescue under way on Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park |

Rescue under way on Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park

At approximately 2 p.m. Thursday in Rocky Mountain National Park, park

rangers were notified by cellular phone that a 28- year-old male took a

reported 150 foot fall south and west of The Narrows on Longs Peak. This

is on the very northern end of the Keyboard of The Winds.

A ranger was flown to the summit of Longs Peak by a helicopter that was assisting with

operations in the Cow Creek Fire. The ranger hiked down to the man,

reaching him at 4:07 p.m.

The man’s injuries are being assessed, he is conscious and appears to be in stable condition. Rangers are currently

evaluating patient evacuation options.

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