Climber found dead in Kananaskis Country

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A climber was discovered dead in Kananaskis Country.

Calgary EMS said Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. STARS air ambulance was called out to the Highwood Pass area for reports of an injured man.

Paramedics attended the Mount Lipsett day use area in Kananaskis Country.

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When they arrived, they found a 65-year-old man from B.C. who died.

RCMP said he was an experienced climber who was climbing with another experienced climber when he fell.

It’s believed the man fell about 200 feet.

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