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Jan 17, 2012 – Canadian Tragedy on Bifida

Reports are emerging that Canadian climber Carlyle Norman was killed while attempting a new line with Cian Brinker on the spire of Bifida in the Torre Massif in Patagonia.

Reports are emerging that Canadian climber Carlyle Norman was killed while attempting a new line with Cian Brinker on the spire of Bifida in the Torre Massif in Patagonia. The pair were rappelling down and were about two pitches from the summit when Norman was hit by rock and killed instantly. Brinker continued to the base and was found suffering from shock. Norman’s body has not been recovered. More details on this tragedy as they emerge.