June 6, 2014
Roundup reporter Alexis Bechman photographed the view of the scaffold that held the rope attached to the rescue litter in which she dangled.
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The metal basket jerked side to side then suddenly fell free, sliding down the rocky 300-foot cliff in a remote canyon north of Roosevelt Lake. I clutched the camera to my chest. Strapped in like a mummy, I was helpless to do anything but take a picture.