At approximately 3:10 p.m. yesterday, June 3rd, members of a military group that required assistance during a training climb were flown from the summit of Longs Peak. There were initially ten members in the original group, an eleventh person affiliated with the military went up to assist them. They did not require any medical treatment from park staff.
Park rangers planned and conducted evacuation efforts from the summit of Longs Peak via helicopter. Fortunately weather conditions were conducive with these efforts. Park rangers were also planning to assist the group to the summit, if needed. There were forty-three park personnel affiliated with this incident.