Tuesday, March 10, 2009

A young alum passes away

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A climbing instructor from Colorado died and two American students were injured when the ice bridge they were crossing on mountain peak broke, plunging them into a crevasse, officials of the sponsoring organization said Monday.

Aspen native Travis Matthew Lizotte, 25, died Sunday while scaling 11,411-foot Mount Tronador in Argentina's Nahuel Huapi National Park, said Whitney Montgomery, executive director of North Carolina Outward Bound School.

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