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Rescue Incident Near Sky Pond

On Saturday, June 28, Paul Lambert, 21, from Eagle River, Alaska, climbed Andrews Glacier in Rocky Mountain National Park. As he was traversing around a knife’s edge between Powell Peak and Thatchtop, Lambert slipped approximately 5 feet then tumbled and slid an additional 5 feet injuring his arm. He found himself in a location where he was cliffed out; unable to move up or down. Lambert activated a persona ...

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Discovery Days At Rocky

Discover the amazing world of Rocky Mountain National Park with your family every Tuesday at Discovery Days. Beginning on June 24 through August 12, drop by any time from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Moraine Park Discovery Center. Join Education Rangers to explore a unique park theme through hands-on activities, crafts, games, and stories. This free program allows families to learn and have fun together. Weekly ...

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Woman Airlifted From Chasm Lake Area In Rocky Mountain National Park

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, park staff received a 911 call regarding an incident near Chasm Lake. A 56-year-old woman, hometown unknown, took a reported 65 foot tumbling, sliding fall on the snowfield between Chasm Junction and Chasm Lake. Members of the park’s Search and Rescue team reached the woman just two hours later at 6:37 p.m. She had numerous injuries. Team members conducted a techn ...

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Further Information Released Regarding Frappier Incident On Longs Peak In Rocky Mountain National Park

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, Rocky Mountain National Park rangers were contacted via cell phone by Samuel Frappier, 19, from Quebec, Canada. When Frappier contacted rangers he indicated he was stuck on the Keyhole Route. Using cell phone GPS coordinates, rangers determined he was not on the Keyhole Route, but was likely on the east side of Longs Peak. On May 27, Frappier and his friend had ...

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Fatality On Longs Peak

On Tuesday, June 10, park rangers were notified that a 24-year-old man from Fort Collins was overdue from the Longs Peak area in Rocky Mountain National Park. The man had left at approximately 2:00 a.m. on Monday morning, June 9, from Fort Collins. He was expected at work at 4:00 p.m. yesterday. An investigation revealed he likely planned to travel along the Keyhole Route. Rangers searched the area and loca ...

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Join RMNP In Celebrating International Migratory Bird Day This Weekend

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) in Rocky Mountain National Park by participating in any or all of our weekend events! On Friday, June 6, at 7:00 p.m. join local producer Nick Molle as he shows his documentary film “Birds Without Borders.” Over 150 species of birds share the ecosystems of Rocky Mountain National Park and Costa Rica. Fifty are known to nest in Rocky and migrate to Costa Rica ...

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Man Rescued From East Face Of Longs Peak

Late in the day on May 27, Rocky Mountain National Park rangers were contacted via cell phone by Samuel Frappier, 19, from Quebec, Canada.  He and a friend were ascending Longs Peak from the western side of Chasm Lake via Lambs Slide when they separated.  Later in the afternoon, Samuel became stranded on Broadway Ledge as he was descending from the summit of Longs Peak.  He was in an extremely precarious lo ...

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Earth Day Celebration At Rocky Mountain National Park-April 19

Come celebrate Earth Day at Rocky Mountain National Park! A special Earth Day event will be held Saturday, April 19, at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Earth Day is a great way the world can unite around the importance of environmental service. There is no better place to celebrate than your national park! There will be an Arts & Crafts station to create cool Earth Day artwork ...

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