Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescues injured ice climber at Pictured Rocks

MUNISING, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) — An aircrew from Air Station Traverse City rescued an injured ice climber at Pictured Rocks.

The incident happened Friday evening.

According to the Coast Guard, a woman fell while ice climbing at Pictured Rocks Ice Caves. Due to the location and terrain, a ground evacuation was not possible.

The Coast Guard says an aircrew conducted a hoist of the injured climber and transported her to Munising Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

The woman received injuries to her neck and back.