WPR News
8:02 am
Wed June 28, 2006

Rock Climber Evacuated from Grand Teton

Laramie, Wy – Park rangers and a helicopter crew evacuated an injured climber from Grand Teton Park yesterday afternoon.
According to a Park Service press release, a female climber from Idaho, slipped while descending a snowfield tumbling about 100 feet and seriously injuring her leg.
Park employees working in the area reported the accident.
The climber and a park ranger were suspended below the helicopter on a rope system for the flight.