Canada: Injured climber airlifted after falling 50ft in Mt. Waddington glacier

Posted on August 2, 2013 • Filed under: Canada, Tourist Injured

As reported by, an injured climber was rescued off a steep slope on Mt. Waddington glacier during a dangerous mission by Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue crews Thursday night. Earlier in the day, the climber had sustained injuries in a fall of almost 50 feet down the slope of Fascination Mountain, on the north east side of the glacier. The injured man and his climbing partner used an emergency beacon to signal help.B.C. Ambulance received the call and requested support from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Victoria. Read article

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