Hiker dies in 150-foot fall in Rattlesnake Ridge area
The man was hiking with a female friend when they stopped to take some pictures at a viewpoint overlooking Rattlesnake Lake. She told deputies the man slipped and fell off the ledge as he tried to jump to a rock.
Rescuers found the man’s body about 150 feet below the ridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities were waiting to notify the man’s family before releasing his identity.