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Rambo (credit: CBS)

Lightning Strike Victim Whose Dog Was Killed Believes The Animal Saved Him

Survivors of a lightning strike on one of Colorado’s highest peaks talked about their frightening experience with CBS4 and showed their scars from Mother Nature.

06/29/2015

Over a dozen people were caught on Mount Bierstadt during a summer thunderstorm. (credit: CBS)

15 Injured, Dog Killed By Lightning Strike On Mount Bierstadt

Fifteen people were injured and a dog was killed Sunday morning by a lightning strike on Mount Bierstadt in Clear Creek County.

06/28/2015

Anthony Ortolani with Missy (credit: Anthony Ortolani)

Man Who Left Dog On 14er Pleads Guilty, Could Spend 18 Months In Jail

The man who left his injured dog up one of Colorado’s fourteeners in August pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty on Tuesday.

10/16/2012

Missy was rescued from Mt. Bierstadt after eight days on the mountain. (credit: CBS)

Man Who Left Dog On Mountain Wants Rescuer To Have Her

The owner of a dog left behind on a Colorado 14er says he wants one of her rescuers to have the dog.

09/16/2012

Missy was rescued from Mt. Bierstadt after eight days on the mountain. (credit: CBS)

Man Faces Charges Of Abandoning Dog On Mountaintop

A Westminster man who admitted to leaving his dog atop a Colorado 14er has now been charged with cruelty to animals.

08/17/2012

Hikers took turns bringing the injured dog down from Mt. Bierstadt. (credit: CBS)

Dog Rescued After 8 Days On Mt. Bierstadt

An amazing story of survival played out atop one of Colorado’s highest peaks. A German shepherd survived eight days nestled on the rocky saw tooth between Mount Bierstadt and Mount Evans.

08/15/2012

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Rescuers Search Find Missing Hiker’s Body On Mt. Bierstadt

More than 30 rescuers searching for a missing hiker on Mt. Bierstadt made a sad discovery Wednesday afternoon. It appears he fell to his death.

07/18/2012

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