Man dies in climbing incident at Tunnel Mountain

A 26-year-old man has died after he fell while climbing along the Le Soulier rock face on Banff’s Tunnel Mountain.RCMP said the man stumbled and fell approximately 25-40 metres.It happened shortly after noon of Friday.READ MORE: Calgary ‘Big Brother’ dies after 50-foot fall while climbing in Kananaskis backcountryA second climber had to be rescued from a nearby location after becoming stranded.STARS Air Ambulance was originally called Friday morning to Tunnel Mountain but was later stood down.An RCMP spokesperson said a man was declared dead at the scene.Police, along with Parks Canada staff, were dispatched to help with the recovery of the man’s body.READ MORE: Alberta climber dies after falling from Middle Sister mountain near CanmorePolice said the victim was from Banff, but his name was not released.

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