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Poke-O-Moonshine Climber Falls to His Death


by Unknown

February 26, 2002

Camp4 - Climbing News Archive

Ice on the first pitch of the popular 160-foot climb "Positive Thinking" broke off Poke-O-Moonshine Friday and crashed to the ground, taking 34 year old Ontario climber, Kevin Bailey, with it. It was reported that his climbing partner, Jason Kuruc, unsuccessfully tried to revive Bailey with CPR. Bailey died of multiple injuries due to a fall, according to an autopsy performed Saturday at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

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