El Portal’s Ken Yager is shown at this year’s Excellence in Climbing Celebration in Golden, Colo. Submitted photoA local man was honored this month for his climbing ability.
On June 1, Ken Yager, 60, of El Portal was inducted into the Hall of Mountaineering Excellence.
The induction took place during the Excellence in Climbing Celebration festival in Golden, Colo., held by the American Alpine Club.
“This one was pretty big,” said Yager. “It was quite an honor, because I started climbing when I w...
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