Suburban Phoenix climber killed by fa...

Suburban Phoenix climber killed by falling boulder

There are 1 comment on the KTAR story from Feb 24, 2014, titled Suburban Phoenix climber killed by falling boulder. In it, KTAR reports that:

A 66-year-old Tempe man was killed when a boulder struck him in the head while he held a rope for another climber rappelling on a cliff at Oak Flat campground east of Superior.

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Stormy Rose

Chandler, AZ

#1 Feb 25, 2014
John was not belaying or holding a rope when he died. He had finished belaying, was standing on the ground helping use voice checks to help another climber set up a route when he was struck by the rock. John was a good, helpful man killed for being at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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