A climber was killed Wednesday afternoon after falling about 100 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Unified Police say the 26-year-old man was climbing “Outside Corner” when he fell. Although the cause of the accident is not known, a police spokesperson said the unidentified climber was properly equipped.
The climber’s girlfriend made a frantic call to police, alerting them of the fall. However, when crews arrived, the man was already deceased.
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