source Hat tip: Ernie Coffman
BOISE COUNTY -- A rescue effort is complete in Boise County near Stack Rock.
Several agencies including the Idaho National Guard, Boise County Sheriff's Office, Life Flight, and Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue worked to get to an injured rock climber in the area.
Boise County Sheriff's Office said the man is around 40-years-old and has a female companion with him. She called Boise County Sheriff's Office and alerted them.
Life Flight tried to get to the climber, but they were not able to due to the terrain. Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue said the Life Flight team landed about half a mile away and hiked the climber. Then, they helped stabilize him
Col. Tim Marsano, public affairs officer for Idaho National Guard, said they launched UH-72 Lakota helicopter to pick up the injured man. After the National Guard has picked up the climber, they landed at the lower lodge of Bogus Basin and transferred him into a Life Flight helicopter.
When the man made it to Bogus, he was conscious and responsive.