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Climber injured in fall from Stawamus Chief in Squamish

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A climber has been taken to hospital in Squamish after suffering a fall at the Stawamus Chief.

Squamish Search and Rescue and paramedics were called to the popular climbing location around 11:30 a.m.

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The man in his 30s suffered a broken ankle in the fall, and is recovering in Squamish General Hospital, according to Squamish Search and Rescue.

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Earlier this month, a 33-year-old Squamish man died after falling from the Angel’s Crest portion of the Chief’s north face.

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And in June, another man in his 30s died after falling from the Chief.

Squamish Search and Rescue has also had a busy month, with Friday’s call being its 15th so far this month.

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