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Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby Jcwhite » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:54 pm

Hey All,
I am posting on behalf of Mountain Rescue Aspen. We have a missing climber who we believe to have been on South Maroon on Thursday Morning (the 19th) (last known location). Our missing climber is 6'6" and 190 lbs, Blonde Hair, Blue eyes. If anyone on here has seen or heard from someone matching that description please call Pitkin County Dispatch at 970-920-5310 and ask to be connected to Deputy George Kramer.

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Jordan

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby SurfNTurf » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:06 pm

Wishing for a positive outcome...
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby seano732 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:08 pm

+1. Thoughts and prayers. Peace.
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby tmathews » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:23 pm

Argh. :(

I hope he's found safely.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby kushrocks » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:55 pm

What everyone else above said. . . hoping for the best. Sending thoughts and prayers his way
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby nyker » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:12 pm

Yea, same here. Hope this has a positive outcome and comes home safely.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby rking007 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:10 pm

Ugh... best of luck to SAR and more importantly the missing climber... [-o<
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby dpbasing » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:18 pm

Hopes and Prayer for a good outcome

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby thetoddman » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:22 pm

Hoping for the best. The weather was very poor there early that afternoon.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby djkest » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:34 pm

I am praying for the health and safety of this young man, and the same for the brave search and rescue folks. Maroon Bells is a great place, and I hope he is returned safely and in short order.
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby sunny1 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:12 pm

Was in the area Sunday, on S Maroon, did not see him :(
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby ChrisinAZ » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:57 pm

I'll keep him in my thoughts...hoping for the best, and that the Bells are feeling forgiving this week.
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