Climber dies after falling from Mount Yamnuska

A 28-year-old climber died while another climber needed help to get off the mountain, police said.

Another person needed help getting off the mountain

Mount Yamnuska is one of the closest mountains to Calgary and a popular destination for rock climbers and hikers/scramblers. (Kananaskis Country Public Safety Section/Facebook)

A man is dead after falling while climbing Mount Yamnuska, east of Canmore, on Sunday.

Alberta RCMP, along with Kananaskis Public Safety, Nakoda EMS and Alpine Helicopters, responded to a call for help around 3:30 p.m. 

The 28-year-old climber died in the fall, police said.

Mounties say another climber needed help getting off the mountain.