Climber who died in Glacier Park fall identified

2013-07-11T15:00:00Z 2013-07-11T21:55:34Z Climber who died in Glacier Park fall identifiedThe Associated Press The Associated Press
July 11, 2013 3:00 pm  • 

WEST GLACIER – Officials with Glacier National Park have released the name of a 21-year-old Florida man who died in a fall while climbing a mountain in the northeastern part of the park.

Park officials say the victim of Tuesday’s fall was Cesar Flores Jr. of Davie, Fla. He had been working as a cook at the Many Glacier Hotel.

Park officials say Flores was climbing Apikuni Mountain with three co-workers on Tuesday morning when he fell about 1,000 feet.

An initial investigation and witness reports indicate Flores lost his balance near the edge of a cliff. His body was recovered Tuesday evening.

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  1. MiddleFinger
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    MiddleFinger - July 11, 2013 7:55 pm
    Actually Janice, the guy fell off the cliff because he was not close enough to the edge.

    Sad, but it happens when flatlanders take gravity for granted. Not much natural to fall off of in Florida.
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    Janice - July 11, 2013 3:45 pm
    I'm sorry this young man died. But c'mon Missoulian....find a better headline.

    Isn't being "Too Close to the Edge" the only reason people fall off of a cliff?
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