Two men found dead in suspected climbing accident in Flinders Ranges

| 12.08,19. 03:54 PM |



Two men found dead in suspected climbing accident in Flinders Ranges


The bodies of two men have been found at the bottom of a cliff near Moonarie Gap in South Australia's Flinders Ranges.

Emergency services responded to reports of a climbing accident at Wilpena Pound, nearly 500km north of Adelaide, about 1pm yesterday.

Fellow climbers had raised the alarm after the campsite of the missing men, aged 62 and 44, was left unattended.

Fellow climbers raised the alarm after the pair's campsite was left unattended.

Fellow climbers raised the alarm after the pair's campsite was left unattended. (9News)

The bodies were spotted by a drone in extremely remote and inaccessible terrain.

The retrieval operation was suspended yesterday evening and will resume today.


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