The rescue scene at Almscliff Crag. Photo: UWFRA

The rescue scene at Almscliff Crag. Photo: UWFRA

A climber was rescued after injuring himself in a 10ft fall at a North Yorkshire crag.

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was called out on Thursday after the man suffered ankle and shoulder injuries when he fell about 3m at Almscliff Crag.

A team spokesperson said: “Team members who arrived on scene before the team Land Rover assisted the [Yorkshire Ambulance Service] crews and carried the patient to the road ambulance.”

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance also flew to the scene, near the village of North Rigton.

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