Poudre Canyon climber safe after overnight rescue

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Poudre Canyon rescue (Credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Emergency crews worked overnight to rescue an injured climber along Highway 14 in Poudre Canyon.

The rescue began at 10 p.m. Monday and was completed at 5 a.m. Tuesday.

The injured climber was 200 feet up and across the Poudre River, requiring a coordinated effort from multiple emergency rescue crews.

The Larimer County Sheriff Emergency Services, Larimer County Search and Rescue, Poudre Fire Authority and Larimer County Dive Rescue participated in the rescue.

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