ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — An injured climber has been airlifted from K-2 Peak southwest of Aspen, but no information on the climber’s condition has been released.
The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Department says a group led by a climbing guide from Aspen Expeditions found the injured person Sunday afternoon. The guide and his party were descending Capitol Peak at the time.READ MORE: Cars Spun Out & Abandoned As Winter Storm Grips Denver Metro Area
Mountain Rescue Aspen and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Army National Guard training center in Gypsum responded. The climber was at about 13,500 feet elevation.READ MORE: Businesses Near Convention Center Eager For Events: 'It's Our Livelihood'
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