Man falls 60 feet while rock climbing near Golden

DENVER — Rescuers tried to revive a man who fell 60 feet while rock climbing with his two adult children west of Golden.

Karlyn Tilley, a spokeswoman for the Golden Fire Department, tells The Denver Post ( ) the man was climbing with technical gear at a popular cliff near U.S. Highway 6 when he fell at about 1 p.m. Saturday. His condition was not immediately known, but Tilley says he was unresponsive and not breathing when paramedics arrived.

The man’s name has not been released.

About a dozen climbers who were nearby when he fell helped with the rescue.


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