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Injury From Fall At Bridal Veil Falls Rocky Mountain National Park

Search and Rescue efforts
Rocky Mountain National Park Search and Rescue Members assist park visitor with injury at Bridal Veil Falls.

Courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park

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News Release Date: August 10, 2020

Contact: Kyle Patterson, Public Affairs Officer, 970-586-1363

Contact: Park Information, 970-586-1206

On Sunday afternoon, August 9, park rangers responded to a report of a 47-year-old female, from Tallahassee, Florida, who took a 25 to 30-foot tumbling fall near the top of Bridal Veil Falls into the pool below. The woman suffered serious injuries.

Rocky Mountain National Park Search and Rescue team members provided advanced medical care and conducted a technical rescue. Last night at approximately 8:30 p.m., the woman was flown by Lifeguard Two Air Ambulance to Medical Center of the Rockies.

No further information is available at this time.


Last updated: August 10, 2020

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