Man who died on Longs Peak identified

FORT COLLINS COLORADOAN - A name of the Greeley man who died after a fall of more than 100 feet on Longs Peak on Saturday has been released.

Rocky Mountain National Park officials said Monday morning the 61-year-old man was identified as Scott Corliss. He slipped on ice in the Narrows section of the Keyhole Route and fell 100 to 150 feet, according to a release by Rocky Mountain National Park.

Visitors in the area contacted park rangers about 10 a.m. Rangers were flown in a helicopter to the summit of Longs Peak and reached the man's body about 4 p.m. They used a long line helicopter operation to recover the man's body around 5:40 p.m.

His body was transferred to the Boulder County Coroner's Office. His identity was withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

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