A hiker died after falling off a mountain in southern Alberta yesterday afternoon. At 1 pm Sunday, Canmore RCMP and search-and-rescue teams responded to a report that a 21-year-old man had fallen off Heart Mountain, near Kananaskis, RCMP said in an emailed release.
EMS said they responded to the Lac Des Arcs area where one male was found dead at the scene. He had fallen at least 60 feet, RCMP said. The man was with at least one other hiker at the time.
RCMP said no other information will be released at this time, pending notification of the man’s next of kin.
Heart Mountain is located south of Exshaw, approximately 55-miles west of Calgary.