Texas Man Dies After Falling ‘Several Hundred Feet’ In Washington State’s Cascade Mountains

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Aasgard Pass, WA

A Dallas man has died after falling off Washington state’s Cascade Mountains.

Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rich Magnussen said 60-year-old Robert Colburn’s son reported Thursday night that Colburn had not returned to camp after climbing Aasgard Pass, southwest of Leavenworth.

The 60-year-old was last seen around 3 pm Oct. 31 as he was descending Aasgard.

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Aasgard Pass is south-west of Leavenworth, Washington

Magnussen said a county mountain rescue team responded Friday and found Colburn at a 7,300-foot elevation. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rescue personnel said it appeared Colburn had slipped and fallen several hundred feet.


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