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weather to blame for fatal rock climbing fall in colorado


boulder, colo. (ap) — authorities say slippery conditions from rain and snow likely caused a rock climber to fall to his death from the first flatiron in boulder. carrie haverfield, a spokeswoman for the boulder county sheriff’s office, says investigators believe deteriorating weather conditions caused 31-year-old erik kleiber to fall about 430 feet from the […]






teens rock climbing in red rocks park get stuck, one injured in fall


four teenagers rock climbing illegally in red rocks park were rescued wednesday night by firefighters, including one teen who fell and suffered injuries.






new rock climbing guide, banff mountain film festival, wildflowers in joshua tre


climbing presentation author  kristian solem will present a slide show and sign his new book, “the needles climbing guide,” about climbing the rock formations in giant sequoia national monument. when, where: 7 p.m. monday at the rei store in santa monica, 402 santa monica blvd., and thursday at...






indoor rock climbing gyms take a once-extreme sport into the mainstream


indoor climbing has jumped in popularity over the past 10 years, and some say it's on par with youth soccer and gymnastics in colorado. many think the sport has nowhere to climb but up.






colorado man dies in fall at oregon coast


brookings, ore. — oregon state police say a colorado man visiting the coast died after falling onto the rocky shoreline. sgt. jeff proulx says 27-year-old jeremy tilton was climbing a large rock at mill beach in southwestern oregon when he slipped and fell about 50 feet (15 meters) onto rocks and into the ocean. brookings […]






yosemite rock fall “the size of an apartment building” is biggest in memory, cli


longtime climbers of yosemite national park said thursday they've never seen a rock fall like the one "the size of an apartment building" that plunged down the vertical face of el capitan, killing a british climber and seriously injuring his british climbing partner.






midwest climbing plans rock climbing center in minneapolis near surly


a new climbing wall complex is planned near surly brewing co. in minneapolis.






my daughter, 6, is a monkey. so i took her rock climbing at smith rock


among sport rock climbers, smith rock state park is mecca. here's how to get started.






climbing to be banned on sacred red rock formation uluru


climbing the dramatic rock formation uluru will be banned in two years after declining as visitors to the australian scenic landmark increasingly recognize its sacredness to indigenous people.






climbing to be banned on sacred red rock formation uluru


sydney (ap) — climbing the dramatic rock formation uluru will be banned in two years after declining as visitors to the australian scenic landmark increasingly recognize its sacredness to indigenous people. a park board made up of a majority of the traditional owners of the land where the rock stands made the decision wednesday. one […]






boulder rescuers bring teen stranded while climbing down from windtower rock in


boulder county crews rescued a teen who fell and got stuck on a rock while climbing in eldorado canyon state park on saturday.






the latest: yosemite rock fall kills 1, injures another


yosemite national park, calif. (ap) — the latest on a fatal rock fall at yosemite national park (all times local):






exclusive: traffic fatalities linked to marijuana are up sharply in colorado. is


the number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in colorado testing positive for marijuana use has risen sharply every year since 2013 and potency levels in driver testing also are rising -- coinciding with the advent of recreational marijuana in colorado.






colorado auto registrations surge — big time — in july, but bad weather is to bl


colorado auto registrations are surging in 2017 amid national declines. observers say a strong economy-- and brutal hail -- are contributing.






climber: rock fall strikes yosemite for a second day


a massive new rock fall hit yosemite national park on thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the iconic el capitan rock formation and sending huge plumes of white dust surging through the valley floor below.






woman on a rock-climbing outing is rescued after trying to help a dog and fallin


a northern california woman on a rock-climbing outing lost her footing while helping a dog and tumbled 30 feet before she was rescued by helicopter. the sacramento bee reports that michelle powell was out with her boyfriend and a dog in the sierra near south lake tahoe on sunday when he gave the...






boulder man, 31, dies in climbing fall on mount princeton


a boulder man died in a fall monday while climbing mount princeton.






second massive rock fall strikes yosemite a day after climber dies


a massive new rock fall hit yosemite national park on thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the iconic el capitan rock formation and sending huge plumes of white dust surging through the valley floor below. it was not immediately clear if there were new casualties, a day after another slab...






name of colorado climber killed in fall released


boulder, colo. (ap) — a colorado rock climber who died after falling from the first flatiron in boulder has been identified. the boulder county coroner’s office on friday says 31-year-old erik kleiber, of boulder, died in the fall on thursday. the coroner’s office has conducted an autopsy, but the incident remains under investigation. the death […]






second massive rock fall strikes yosemite; one injured a day after climber dies


a massive new rock fall hit yosemite national park on thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the el capitan rock formation, injuring one person and sending huge plumes of white dust surging through the valley floor below. the slide came a day after a giant slab of granite plunged from the...






up to 8 inches of snow expected on northern colorado peaks


denver (ap) — forecasters say up to 8 inches of snow could fall in the northern colorado mountains as a wintry storm moves into the state. the national weather service issued a winter storm watch for sunday through monday night from aspen north to the wyoming border. forecasters issued a less severe winter weather advisory […]






colorado governor wants map of gas lines after fatal blast


colorado gov. john hickenlooper said wednesday the state should have comprehensive maps of oil and gas pipelines to help prevent a repeat of a fatal house explosion blamed on an old, severed gas line.






the latest: colorado lawmakers urge probe of fatal oil blast


the latest on a fatal oil tank fire in northern colorado (all times local):






national weather service: “yep, it’s fall”


the national weather service predicts a rainy and cool weekend for the denver metro area, which encouraged meteorologist nazette rydal to say, "yep, it's fall." 






national weather service: “yep, it’s fall”


the national weather service predicts a rainy and cool weekend for the denver metro area, which encouraged meteorologist nazette rydal to say, "yep, it's fall."






rock hit man on head as he drove out of yosemite park


a man injured when a second massive rock fall plunged in yosemite was driving out of the park when rock and rubble broke through the sunroof of his suv and a rock hit him in the head, his wife said.






the latest: yosemite ids british man killed by rock fall


the latest on a second rock fall in yosemite one day after a deadly slide (all times local):






energy company unhooks gas lines after fatal colorado blast


the company that owns a gas well linked to a fatal home explosion in colorado says it is permanently disconnecting other pipelines in the area like the one blamed in the explosion.






2 days, 2 dangerous rock falls at yosemite's el capitan: 'filled the entire vall


a man injured when a second massive rock fall plunged in yosemite was driving out of the park when rock and rubble broke through the sunroof of his suv and a rock hit him in the head, his wife said. television images show jim evans, of naples, florida, conscious and his wife holding a jacket around...






colorado state track meet postponed thursday due to inclement weather


the colorado state track and field championships at jeffco stadium have been postponed due to inclement weather, the colorado high school activities association announced thursday.






climber, clothing company founder royal robbins dies at 82


robbins was part of the golden age of yosemite, a post-wwii time from roughly 1955 to 1970, when a vagabond group of climbers lived in yosemite and devoted their lives to climbing. he was also a major promoter of clean climbing techniques and equipment to avoid rock damage.






colorado rock climbers help track down bats to save them from devastating diseas


in colorado, bat biologists and land managers tasked with protecting wildlife are enlisting rock climbers as allies in the mission to track down and ultimately stop the spread of white-nose syndrome.






no increased danger after yosemite rocks fall


a geological analysis friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed el capitan rock formation in yosemite national park.






huge hunk of falling rock kills 1, injures 1 at yosemite


a hunk of rock "the size of an apartment building" fell off the granite face of el capitan in yosemite national park, killing one person and injuring another on a mountain at the height of climbing season, officials and witnesses said.






apnewsbreak: no increased danger after yosemite rocks fall


a geological analysis friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed el capitan rock formation in yosemite national park.