|The Pyramid-"Thunder Pyramid" ridge|
The victim's body was apparently in a very rugged location, and authorities still hadn't been able to recover the body. unfavorable weather also complicated the operation.
At 13,932' Thunder Pyramid is Colorado's 65th tallest mountain, making it a target for those attempting to complete the Top 100, or "Centennial" list.
While there have been a number of fatal tragedies in Colorado's mountains this season, they still are somewhat rare, but as mountaineers and human beings we hate when we loose one of our own. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim and his family and friends.
The climber who passed away on Thunder Pyramid has been identified as David Morano, a 41 year old from Dillon, CO. According to reports Morano was very experienced and had climbed 129 of Colorado's 200 highest peaks. Despite rough terrain and bad weather, his body has been recovered. All of our thoughts are with Morano and those who knew him.
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