Saturday, 18 August 2018

Deceased hiker near Canmore

RCMP Alberta - On August 18, 2018 at approximately 4:30 pm, Canmore RCMP and Kananaskis Emergency Services responded to a complaint of a fallen hiker off the East End of Rundle (also known as EEOR) near Canmore. The hiker was descending a short scramble section when she slipped and fell before coming to a rest. She was hiking with two friends and there were a number of other hikers and climbers in the area that attempted to assist. Visibility in the area at the time was very poor due to smoke. Unfortunately, the 30 year old female hiker from Calgary was critically injured and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the deceased will not be released.

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