"The Thorne" Climbing Accident

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"The Thorne" Climbing Accident

Post by Curve » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:55 pm

https://www.google.com/amp/s/kdvr.com/2 ... ounty/amp/

Is the mountain in the article the same mountain listed as "East Thorn" on this site?

Super sad, R.I.P.
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Post by mike offerman » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:07 pm

yes
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Post by bergsteigen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:12 pm

Lots of highly exposed scrambling terrain around that summit.

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Post by bmcqueen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:20 pm

Very sad. RIP to the victim and my condolences to her friends and family. That is definitely a steep, loose little peak.
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Post by 14erFred » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:11 pm

Prayers for strength and comfort for family and friends of the fallen climber. May she rest in peace forever, and may her memory always be a blessing.
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Post by Jon Frohlich » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:06 am

We were camped below Deluge Lake on Saturday after a climb of Valhalla and the Black Hawk flew right over us. Sad to see that it was an accident. We were hoping that it was something else.
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Post by mtgirl » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:38 am

I'm only posting this because I saw Summit Huts posted it on their Facebook page this morning......

The fallen climber is Hannah Taylor, Managing Director of Summit Huts. She was young, experienced, and an incredible athlete. I had conversed with her on several occasions regarding volunteer duties with Summit Huts and was always pleasant and helpful. My condolences to her friends, family, and co-workers. :(
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Post by jfm3 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:58 am

Hannah was also one of the coaches with the Summit Nordic Ski Club, and I know she did some adventure racing too. Losing her is enormously sad for Summit County and the whole outdoor community.
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Post by mtgirl » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:09 am

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