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CAL FIRE rescues frozen climber at Ragged Point

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Nov 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-29 19:19:22-05

UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. - Fire officials rescued a frozen climber near Ragged Point Monday.

CAL FIRE SLO along with Cambria Ambulance Paramedics and CHP helped rescue the climber.

Fire officials say CHP assisted with their H-70 helicopter by using a Billy Pugh Basket to rescue the person off the cliff.

Fire officials say the frozen climber was not injured.

Rescue crews responded to a hiker stuck on some rocks near Ragged Point on Monday.

The call for a cliff rescue came in at about 1:30 p.m. with reports of a hiker approximately 100 feet over the edge of Highway 1.

Crews from CAL FIRE SLO were assisted by Cambria Ambulance and a CHP helicopter.