Climbing accident claims one on Pingora Peak

Pingora Peak, Lonesome Lake at Cirque of the Towers, Wind River Range, Popo Agie Wilderness, Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming Photo by Jim Peaco August 1998 via Wikipedia Commons

The Fremont County Sheriffs Office is reporting a climbing accident that occurred one week ago killed one climber and injured another.

The mishap on August 10th occurred on Pingora Peak in the Cirque of the Towers in the Wind River Range above Lander.

The name of the victim and the person injured were not immediately released.