EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – An injured climber was rescued after falling in El Dorado County on Tuesday.

The male climber was climbing with a friend in the area of Kyburz and Silver Fork Road when he reportedly fell 100 feet down sharp rocks and received major injuries.

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The friend called 911, but due to the remote area where the two were located, a CHP helicopter was called on to assist.

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A helicopter crew found the injured hiker and hoisted him a short distance to

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