Rescuers were training nearby when they rushed to the aid of a climber, Colorado MPs said.
A 25-year-old from RaleighNorth Carolina, on Monday, May 23, fell about 30 feet from the largest peak of Eldorado Canyon State Park, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.
Shortly after 3 pm, rescuers received a call.
“Rescuers from the Mountain View County Fire Department were in the State Park for training and were able to quickly reach the injured climber for first aid,” – said in a press release from the sheriff’s office.
The climber stabilized and carried about a quarter of a mile down. The climber, who was not publicly named by the sheriff’s office, was taken to a hospital in the Boulder area.
The man’s injuries are incompatible with life, deputies said. In about an hour the climber was rescued.
The climber was on the Redgarden Wall before the fall, according to the sheriff’s office. According to the Mountain Project, it is the largest rock in the state park at an altitude of more than 6,000 feet.
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