1 Feb 2016

Man dies after falling down Mt Rolleston rock face

4:09 pm on 1 February 2016

A 31-year-old man has died after falling down a steep rock face near Arthur's Pass.

The police were called to Mount Rolleston shortly before 8am today.

They said the man fell down a 50m rockface on the north face of the mountain.

The death has been referred to the coroner.

Mt Rolleston

Mt Rolleston Photo: SUPPLIED