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37-year-old male climber rescued after falling 100 foot in Eldorado Canyon State Park.

37-year-old male climber rescued after falling 100 foot in Eldorado Canyon State Park.

Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday July 25, 2022, at approximately 1:10 PM., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a climber from Arizona that had fallen 100 feet while climbing, the upper Ruper route on the Red Garden Wall in Eldorado Canyon State Park, Boulder County Colorado.

Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMRG) and Mountain View Fire Protection District responded to the call. RMRG rappelled from above down to the injured climber who was on the upper ramp. They then lowered the climber down to the lower ramp, with a scree evacuation down to the trail. From there the injured climber was brought out to a waiting ambulance. He was then transported to a Boulder Community Hospital by Mountain View Fire Protection District Ambulance.

The rescue took seven and half hours.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is 22-3562 ###

/s/ Emergency Services Coordinator – Neal McQuarie