BREAKING NEWS: Rock fall and avalanche reported on Mt. Meeker in Rocky Mountain National Park. Three climbers are potentially involved. Temporary flight restrictions in place.
According to Rocky Mountain National Park Officials Search and Rescue Team en route.
According to Rocky Mountain National Park:
At approximately 9 am this morning a rockfall and avalanche were reported near the Dreamweaver Couloir on Mt. Meeker. Three climbers are potentially involved. The rockfall and avalanche were witnessed by other climbers in the area.
Rocky Mountain National Park's Search and Rescue Team has a team en route. Multiple other agencies are assisting in this incident.
No further information is available at this time on the condition of the three climbers.
A temporary flight restriction is in place. Upper Beaver Meadows Road is currently closed in the park for potential continued air operations.
We will email further information when it becomes available, which will likely be later today.
Management Specialist/Public Affairs Officer
Rocky Mountain National Park
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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