Hiker dies in Eaton Canyon

Hiker dies in Eaton Canyon

There are 10 comments on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune story from Jun 30, 2009, titled Hiker dies in Eaton Canyon. In it, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that:

Firefighters say a 21-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a fall while hiking with a friend at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center in Pasadena.

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Los Angeles, CA

#1 Jun 30, 2009
AWW this is sad. Go out for a hike and end up dead... what was he doing with a 17yr old though? O_o

Rowland Heights, CA

#2 Jun 30, 2009
Forgot to mention he was climbing the waterfall.

El Dorado Hills, CA

#3 Jun 30, 2009
Was spray paint involved?

Las Vegas, NV

#4 Jun 30, 2009


#5 Jun 30, 2009
Unfortunally Arturo died today in this accident. He was born in Mexico and attended Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena, he was part of the Spanish Ministry, Comunidad de las Americas.
He was a talented young man, he painted the window of our store front, you are welcome to visit Sir Jax Bakery in Temple City.
We don't have the details yet of the funeral services, but we are certainly going to miss this man that was constantly smiling and willing to serve in any way he could.


#6 Jun 30, 2009
He was with a 17 year old also from our church and beleive it or not, they went for a time of prayer. Arturo was a true born again christian and so was Jessie the 17 year old who also plays the drums at our church.

Pasadena, CA

#7 Jun 30, 2009
which trail was he on?


#8 Jun 30, 2009
According to the news it was near a waterfall.

Pasadena, CA

#9 Jun 30, 2009
Ah, there are a few trails near the waterfall. I want to know so I could be more careful =[ But it was a pity that he died =/ My condolences go out to his family
Canyon Hiker

United States

#10 Jul 14, 2009
I was hiking in Eaton Canyon when this incident happened. I saw all the fire trucks, paramedics, etc. When I asked one of them what was going on, he said that a hiker had fallen. I got the sense from the way he told me that it was very serious.
I will pray for Arturo and his family.

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