Search and Rescue teams working through the night to save climber stuck above Bridal Veil Falls

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UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Search and Rescue teams from Utah County worked through the night to save a man stuck above Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon.

The Utah County Sheriff’s office says the 37-year-old climber became stuck above the upper falls late Saturday and could not get down the mountain.

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says the Search and Rescue teams used a “technical” rescue technique which means they must be lowered to the victim, rather than climbing up to the stranded or injured climber.

The hiker was rescued and is reported to be unharmed. Officials say it took 30 search and rescue personnel to get the man down. The rescue began around 8 p.m. Saturday and ended around midnight.

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