Parker man dies Saturday from fall while climbing Capitol Peak – The Denver Post – Colorado News

Parker man dies Saturday from fall while climbing Capitol Peak – The Denver Post – Colorado News

Jake Lord, a 25-year-old from Parker, died Saturday morning near Capitol Peak after falling while climbing with a friend, officials said.

According to a statement by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, Lord was climbing with Peter Doro of Highlands Ranch when Lord fell “approximately 50 to 100 meters.” Doro called dispatch at 7:42 a.m. and attempted to perform CPR on Lord.

Doro was assisted by a “good Samaritan” who was only identified as “Reese,” who remained on scene until rescuers were able to extricate Lord by helicopter.

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