Canada.Com reports a climber broke both legs when a ledge gave way while he was climbing Mount Yamnuska in Alberta.
He fell 15 metres. He was airlifted. It was the second helicopter rescue of the long weekend. The first was on Saturday when a woman broke her leg in a hiking accident on Grotto Mountain. Since 1978, conservation officers have been performing an average of 24 helicopter rescues a year
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