Crowsnest Pass RCMP respond to fatal climbing accident

July 11, 2019
Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

News release

On July 10, 2019 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Crowsnest Pass RCMP received a call from Emergency Medical Services in response to a report of a 58-year-old male hiker who had fallen from the Crowsnest Mountain.

Crowsnest RCMP, Kananaskis Search and Rescue, Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue Department, Conservation Department and Public Lands Office joined efforts to assist with this incident.

Kananaskis Search and Rescue located a 58-year-old male from the Czech Republic on scene who was pronounced dead. Efforts are being made to recover the body. The male was climbing with two friends at the time of the accident.

The name of the victim will not be released.


Contact information

Cpl Jon Cormier
Media Relations Group
780-509-3970 (option 5) after hours

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