Remembering Rock Climber Charlie Fowler

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5min 36sec

Charlie Fowler was a hero to three decades of Colorado climbers. He was one of the best, but that’s not the main reason his fellow climbers thought so much of him. It was because he was always climbing. From daring ascents of rock walls in Rocky Mountain National Park, to the top of Everest, Fowler lived to be in the mountains. He died recently on an unclimbed peak with his friend Christine Boskoff. He had lived in Colorado since 1975 and was 52 years old. Arlene Burns was Charlie Fowler's friend; she coordinated last month's search effort for the pair. She speaks to Dan Meyers.