A climber died after falling 60 feet from a climbing area in Cañon City on Saturday, according to the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.
The climber, who hasn’t been identified, fell near the climbing area called “The Piggy Bank.”
Fremont County deputies were dispatched to the Banks Hiking Area, located off Red Canyon Road near mile marker 10 at 12:20 p.m.
The climber, who fell about 60 feet, was not breathing.
Lifesaving measures were taken but the rock climber was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name, age, and gender of the rock climber are not being released at this time pending notification to family.