FILE – A rock climber suffered a severe ankle injury Friday when he fell about 40 feet, according to rescue crews.
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SANDY — A rock climber suffered a severe ankle injury Friday when he fell about 40 feet, according to rescue crews.

The man was climbing Granite Mountain, about a mile up Little Cottonwood Canyon, when a piece of his climbing gear apparently malfunctioned and he fell approximately 40 feet, according to Unified Fire Authority spokesman Keith Garner.

The fall was broken when the slack on the man’s rope finally tightened up. But that also swung him into …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Utah News

      

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