first_imgBREAKING NEWS: A major rescue operation has been launched after a climber became stuck on Slieve League.The climber has been stranded hundreds of metres down the cliff-face at Carrick for more than three hours.Both the Donegal Mountain Rescue team and the Killybegs Coast Guard are taking part in the operation to rescue the climber. Members of the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team are also on the way to the scene.It is understood the injured man, who hurt his knee, is a 28 year old. He is stuck 150 metres from the bottom of the cliff.The Sligo-based rescue helicopter was on the scene earlier but had to leave because of poor weather conditions.The climber had made his way three-quarters of the way down the cliff when he was injured. He raised the alarm at lunchtime after making a call from his mobile phone.  MAJOR RESCUE OPERATION LAUNCHED AS CLIMBER GETS STUCK ON CLIFFS was last modified: January 1st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cliffsDonegal Mountain RescueSlieve Leaguelast_img

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