A man fell about 30 feet while rock climbing at Button Rock Preserve on Tuesday (April 28).

According to a press release from The Boulder County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred around 3:56 p.m. near Longmont Dam Road, after which the climber's partner notified a Button Rock Ranger.

The injured climber was stabilized and carried about 100 feet to an air ambulance.

The 24-year-old was then transported to an area hospital. The rescue took about 70 minutes.

Source: Boulder County Sheriff's Office

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