1 climber dies, another injured after fall at Eldorado Canyon State Park

One climber died and one was seriously injured after falling between 150 and 200 feet at Eldorado Canyon State Park on Thursday.

At 5:41 p.m. on Thursday, the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call about two climbers who had fallen at the Wind Tower, a popular climbing destination, in Eldorado Canyon State Park.

According to the caller, the two male climbers were at the top of the second pitch of the Wind Ridge route and were starting the third when they fell, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.

Witnesses told authorities the climbers fell 150 to 200 feet and landed against a tree, according to the sheriff’s office.

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