UPDATED: Rocky Mountain National Park Closed By Ongoing Storms, Climbers Walk Out From Longs Peak

An unrelenting storm system Friday forced the closure of Rocky Mountain National Park, where rangers were escorting visitors out of the park, while two hikers initially reported to be stranded near the top of 14,259-foot Longs Peak were able to walk out on their own.

Climber Dies in Backcountry Accident at Rocky Mountain National Park

Rangers were working Sunday in Rocky Mountain National Park to recover the body of a Denver man who died in a climbing accident on Thatchtop Mountain, according to park officials.