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Climber falls in Boulder County park after equipment failure

1:33 AM, Dec 16, 2013   |    comments
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KUSA- There was a technical rescue in Eldorado Canyon State Park Sunday afternoon after a man fell while climbing.

Members of the Rocky Mountain Rescue, the Rocky Mountain Fire Department and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office responded to the park just after 2 p.m.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Jordon Moore was climbing in the area of the Red Garden Wall in the Vertigo chute when his climbing gear malfunctioned.

He fell about 30 feet onto a ledge. Members from RMR did a technical rescue to  bring him down.

Moore was transported to the Boulder Community Hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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