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Climber rescued after falling 60 feet at Red Rock Canyon

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A sign welcomes visitors to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on Feb. 14, 2016. (Robert Noble/FOX5) A sign welcomes visitors to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on Feb. 14, 2016. (Robert Noble/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A man has been rescued after falling at Black Velvet Canyon, which is in the Red Rock Recreation Area Thursday, according to Las Vegas Metro police. 

Metro police responded to the hiking trail called Epinephrine just after 5 p.m. after reports of a climber being injured.

Police said the man fell approximately 60 to 80 feet while on the trail.

The hiker was successfully rescued and transported to University Medical Center by 5:40 a.m. Friday, police said. He sustained non-life threatening injuries. 

Stay with FOX 5 for more updates.

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