Man dies after falling into Zion National Park canyon

On Sunday the body of a man from Las Vegas was was recovered after he fell 100ft into a canyon at Zion National Park.

Heaps Canyon, Zion National Park.

Heaps Canyon, Zion National Park. Image by Zion National Park / CC BY 2.0

According to a Parks Service press release, the man was climbing Heaps Canyon without ropes when he fell at around 11:30pm on Saturday. Three people went to get help, while one stayed with the man. A search and rescue team was helicoptered in the following morning and rappelled down to find the man dead. Read more: reviewjournal.com

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