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Climber dies after falling into icy water on descent from Grand Teton

A search and rescue helicopter lands at the Jenny Lake rescue cache near Lupine Meadows in Grand Teton National Park in this 2012 file photo, after completing a short-haul extraction of an imperiled climber from the Teewinot Mountain area.

A Colorado man died Thursday after falling into icy water during his descent form a successful climb to the summit of Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park. Gary Miller, 55, from Colorado Springs, Colo. was descending from the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton on Thursday afternoon when he slipped on snow and slid into a pool of icy water in the North Fork of Garnet Canyon. Continue Reading →

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