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RCMP respond to fatal climbing accident southwest of Calgary

Last Updated Jul 12, 2019 at 9:42 am MDT

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CROWSNEST PASS (660 NEWS) — A hiker has died after falling off a mountain approximately 250 kilometres southwest of Calgary.

RCMP responded to a report that a man had fallen from Crowsnest Mountain Wednesday afternoon.

Kananaskis Search and Rescue found the 58-year-old man from the Czech Republic dead.

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RCMP said that the climber was hiking with two friends at the time of the accident.