Jeff Christensen Accident and Fatality Investigation

Photo of Park Ranger Jeff Christiansen
Park Ranger Jeff Christensen served Rocky Mountain National Park and its visitors as a backcountry ranger.

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Press Release
Rocky Mountain National Park Releases Fatality Investigation Report and Park Action Plan for Ranger Jeff Christensen’s Accident
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Accident Report
Fatality Investigation Report Final Report of the Serious Accident Investigation Team (SAIT) regarding Jeff Christensen’s fatality.
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Summary Questions and Answers
Question and Answers (Q&A) Related to Jeff Christensen’s Accident Questions and Answers for the Jeff Christensen Fatality Investigation, Search Efforts, and Park Policies and Procedures.
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Rocky Mountain National Park Response
Park Action Plan Rocky Mountain National Park Action Plan & Response to the Findings of the Serious Accident Investigation Team.
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Jeff Christensen Photos Jeff took digital photos of Rocky Mountain National Park while on patrol in July 2005. For a glimpse of his work see

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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