Three Camelback hikers who decided to take a side route up a climbing trail encountered a swarm of bees on Monday afternoon, and one man died after falling 150 feet.
The other two men were stung about 300 times each, says Captain Scott McDonald, Phoenix Fire Department spokesman.
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Like many other Valley of the Sun residents, Chad Beyer arrived into town as a grade-schooler from the mid-west. Little did he know at the time that he would leave town en route to becoming the most successful professional road cyclist that Phoenix has ever seen.Beyer may not carry the same name ... More >>
This warning was posted at a local rock gym last year.
Saturday's bee attack on Camelback Mountain occurred on Hart Route, the notorious spot where a climber died six years ago in a similar incident, a fire department official confirmed today.Several news outlets covered the story over the we ... More >>
Image: Courtesy of Robert Mackley
Robert Mackley spent six days in the hospital after being attacked by bees on a rock-climbing route earlier this month.
Robert Mackley was counting the number of bee-sting-marks on his hand the other day, just to help the time go by.
He got to 90 on one h ... More >>
Image: Mountain Project/Paul Crowder
Hairpin Turn (Left Hand Wall) at Mount Lemmon is a wonderful place to go rock climbing -- as long as you pack your bee suit.One of the best, if not only, defense against an attack of swarming killer bees is to run away.
But you can't do that when  ... More >>