Hiker in fatal fall at Angel’s Rest identified, death ruled accidental

Rescue & Recovery crews on scene after a hiker fell to their death at Angel's Rest trail in...
Rescue & Recovery crews on scene after a hiker fell to their death at Angel's Rest trail in Multnomah County.(Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 11:55 AM PDT
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MULTNOMAH COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) - A hiker who died after a fall at Angel’s Rest trail has been identified as a 20-year-old from Tualatin.

In a statement on Monday, the Multnomah County Medical Examiner ruled the death of Kriss Arturo Garcia to be accidental.

Garcia’s body was found at the bottom of a cliff at Angel’s Rest Trail in the Columbia River Gorge last Wednesday and recovered Thursday afternoon after 22 hours, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

A hiker at the top of the trail initially called 911 after spotting the body.