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Climber Injured In Fall At Eldorado Canyon State Park

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- A climber fell in Eldorado Canyon State Park on Monday afternoon and was rushed to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Rescuers from the Mountain View Fire Protection District were already in the state park for a training exercise.

Eldorado CanyonState Park (CPW NE Region)
(credit: CPW NE Region)

They were able to get to the fallen climber in the area of Redgarden Wall quickly and provide first aid just after 3 p.m. Additional rescuers from the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group hiked to the 25-year-old climber from Raleigh, North Carolina and carried the climber about one-quarter mile downhill to a waiting ambulance.

The climber was rushed to a Boulder-area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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