Bartlett confirms death of climber

    Photo credit to US Coast Guard Air Station Sitka

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A 23-year-old from Washington State was identified as the climber who died Friday after a fall on the Mendenhall Towers.

    Bryson Allen fell on the Juneau Ice Field when a rappel on his anchor released and he fell approximately 20-30 feet to a ledge below.

    Capital City Fire Rescue said they were able to revive the man after he was delivered to the airport by a US Coast Guard helicopter.

    Two other climbers, Isaac Hardy, 25, of New York and Bowen Schwanke, 24, of Juneau were not injured.

     

     

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