Perilous rescue of climber stuck on a cliff wall in the dark

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Gard firefighters had to intervene on Sunday night to help a 25-year-old man trapped on a rock climb in the Cevennes near Anduze.

The GRIMP team arrived at 7:30 pm, and successfully rescued the man at 1am on Monday morning.

The civil security helicopter was unable to complete its mission due to adverse weather conditions.

After 5 hours of perilous rescue attempts, the man was saved and taken to the hospital at Ales.

Source: France 3