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A man is lifted out of Salome Canyon April 22 after falling during a rappel and injuring his head.

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Another daring rescue

Helicopter hovers deep in canyon

It is one of the worst nightmares a climber can imagine — their equipment failing while they hang precariously over a cliff.


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