164897
BC  

Fatal fall from mountaintop

A former Amazing Race Canada contestant has died after falling from a B.C. mountain peak.

CTV News reports search and rescue teams were called after Kenneth McAlpine failed to return from a hike on Mount Gimli, west of Slocan, on Monday. 

South Columbia Search and Rescue said they spotted the hiker Tuesday morning while being flown onto the mountain in a helicopter. 

McAlpine was about 250 metres below the path where he was believed to be hiking. The recovery process was highly technical and required a second helicopter and long-line team. 

McAlpine appeared on Season 5 of The Amazing Race Canada on “Team Give’r” with friend Ryan Lachappelle.

with files from CTV Vancouver 



More BC News

BC
164189
Vancouver Webcam
Webcam provided by windy.com
162394
Recent Trending
164315
Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada





164142
162890