Boulder County crews work to rescue a fallen climber in Eldorado Canyon State Park on May 16, 2019.

Boulder County crews rescued a man who fell while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park on Thursday night.

According to a release, the man was climbing the Red Garden Wall at about 7:46 p.m. Thursday when he fell. Witnesses to the fall were able to guide rescue workers to the man.

“Due to the location and injuries to the climber, rescue personnel conducted a technical rescue to evacuate the injured climber,” the press release read. “This was a long and difficult rescue that took teamwork from multiple responding agencies to safely get the injured climber to advanced medical care.”

The climber, a man in his late twenties from the Boulder area, was transported by ambulance to a hospital. He suffered numerous serious but nonlife-threatening injuries.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue and Rocky Mountain Fire all responded to the call.

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