A climber is in critical condition after falling at least 50 feet from near the top of the First Flatiron at Boulder’s Chautauqua Park.
Four people have been rescued from the Boulder Flatirons after the climbers became stranded.
Authorities rescued three people in separate incidents from the iconic and deceptive Flatiron rock formations along a popular hiking trail south of the city.
There is no better place on the planet to be a beginning or intermediate rock climber than Colorado’s Front Range.
A climber is recovering Thursday after falling more than 20 feet in the Boulder Flatirons. Alex Babowic, 29, fell from the east side of the 1st Flatiron while climbing with friends at about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Gerry Roach moved to Boulder in the mid-1950s and he immediately began climbing the Flatirons. The outdoor enthusiast is hard at work on a new edition of his guidebook “Flatiron Classics.”