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.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off