3 rescued in overnight mission at Smith Rock State Park

Deschutes County Search and Rescue spent the better part of the evening getting 3 climbers off the “wherever I may roam” wall at Smith Rock State Park after the climbers had issues with their ropes and couldn’t get down. According to Deschutes County Search and Rescue the rescue effort started around 8; 30 last night and took the SAR team until just after 2; 30 this morning to get them down safely.

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