Colo. climbing legend dies

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Colo. climbing legend dies

Bill Forrest renowned for routes, equipment innovations
Bill Forrest, left, and Kris Walker put up the first ascent of the Painted Wall in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, one of numerous new routes Forrest pioneered in a lifetime of climbing. Forrest died Dec. 21 while snowshoeing at the age of 73.

Colo. climbing legend dies

Bill Forrest, left, and Kris Walker put up the first ascent of the Painted Wall in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, one of numerous new routes Forrest pioneered in a lifetime of climbing. Forrest died Dec. 21 while snowshoeing at the age of 73.
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