An ice climber has died after a fall whereas climbing in Hyalite Canyon, Montana. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned they had been referred to as on Saturday afternoon by a GPS system monitoring service.
Deputies mentioned an alert was activated at across the identical time an eyewitness referred to as 911 to say that an ice climber had fallen and was harm. The individual was recognized by the Sheriff’s workplace as 36-year-old Kyle Rott, who was described as an avid ice climber. First responders mentioned they transported Rott to a Bozeman hospital the place he succumbed to his accidents.
“Sheriff Dan Springer wish to specific his condolences to Mr. Kyle Rott’s household in South Dakota and his mates,” the workplace posted on its Fb web page. “Sheriff Springer additionally thanks all of the devoted search and rescue members who responded so shortly.”
That is the sadly the second time that we’re reporting about an ice climber dying this month, with the opposite being within the Canadian Rockies, learn extra right here. Our condolences go to Rott’s household and mates. Learn extra in regards to the accident on the workplace’s Instagram web page beneath.