Climber suffers serious injuries in fall in Eldorado Canyon State Park
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A fallen climber was rescued Thursday night in Eldorado Canyon State Park, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.
Search and rescue crews responded to the Red Garden Wall about 7:45 p.m. and met with witnesses, who escorted them to the injured climber.
Because of the location and injuries suffered by the climber, crews conducted a long and difficult technical rescue.
The sheriff’s office, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and Rocky Mountain Fire worked to reach the man, who is in his mid- to late 20s and is from the Boulder area.
The man was taken to a hospital to be treated for several serious injuries, but he is expected to survive, the sheriff’s office said.