Identity of deceased hiker released. Recovery operations scheduled.

For Immediate Release

                                                    Pyramid Peak Recovery

Pitkin County, Colorado - September 12, 2011 On Saturday September 10, 2011 a climber fell approximately 200-300 feet near Pyramid Peak in the Thunder Pyramid  area, located in Pitkin County, Colorado. The deceased climber is identified as David Morano, a 41 year old male who had been living in Dillon, Colorado. The investigation of this incident is still under way. 

Recovery operations are scheduled to take place on Wednesday September 14, 2011 at 0700 hours by Mountain Rescue Aspen and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office.

Press release issued by Deputy Jason Kasper.

For more information contact:

Deputy Alex Burchetta


Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011