Climber stuck on top of Cave Rock
April 19, 2009
LAKE TAHOE ” A climber is reportedly stuck on top of Cave Rock while an effort is underway this afternoon to rescue him.
A Douglas County Search and Rescue team, the Nevada Highway Patrol, and Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies continue to work at rescuing the man, who is apparently not hurt but stuck on top of the cliff, according to a Douglas County dispatcher.
The initial call came it at around 4 this afternoon.
The west bound lane of Highway 50 had been closed briefly but was re-opened at about 4:30 this afternoon.
The rescue team is maneuvering a basket up to the man who is on a ledge, according to officers at the scene.