BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – An emergency crew has recovered the body of a climber who died on Montana’s highest peak. The Billings Gazette reports a helicopter retrieved a man’s body from the south side of Granite Peak Tuesday. Authorities have not yet identified the 65-year-old victim from Minnesota. Park County Sheriff Brad Bichler says the man fell Saturday while ascending the 12,807-foot-high mountain peak with his son. Bichler says the victim slipped and fell about 150 feet when he was about 120 feet from the summit.
MN Man Dies While Hiking in Montana
By Associated Press|2019-09-30T12:09:57-05:00August 29th, 2019|