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Salisbury Crags Rock Climber Rescue

16th June 2014
Salisbury Crags Rock Climber Rescue

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While out walking one evening I stumbled upon this scene: a teenager being rescued by fire crews after attempting to climb Salisbury Crags.

The 16-year-old became stuck halfway up the cliff face and was clinging to rocks as he (not his friends, interestingly) alerted the emergency services on his mobile phone. A single fireman abseiled down the cliff and fixed a harness to the stranded youngster before lowering him to the ground.

Edinburgh Collected Community Archive Added by Edinburgh Collected Community Archive Attributed to: Graeme Pow

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