Rope rescue saves dangling climber near Stoner

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Rope rescue saves dangling climber near Stoner

Dan Pauley displays the culprit piece of equipment that failed and left him hanging.
While EMS personnel check out the climber, Preston Vialpando, from Cortez Search and Rescue, lowers himself to the ground.
After releasing stranded climber Dan Pauley from his rope, Mike White hangs on as the two are lowered to the ground by rescue workers on top.
Rico Fire Department volunteer Mike White lowers himself down to rescue Dan Pauley on the cliff above Stoner.
Climber Dan Pauley dangles about 75 feet in the air after an equipment failure on his climbing gear. He was stranded about four hours before rescue workers could retrieve him.

Rope rescue saves dangling climber near Stoner

Dan Pauley displays the culprit piece of equipment that failed and left him hanging.
While EMS personnel check out the climber, Preston Vialpando, from Cortez Search and Rescue, lowers himself to the ground.
After releasing stranded climber Dan Pauley from his rope, Mike White hangs on as the two are lowered to the ground by rescue workers on top.
Rico Fire Department volunteer Mike White lowers himself down to rescue Dan Pauley on the cliff above Stoner.
Climber Dan Pauley dangles about 75 feet in the air after an equipment failure on his climbing gear. He was stranded about four hours before rescue workers could retrieve him.
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