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Santa Barbara County Man Survives 50 Plus Hour Ordeal Stranded On Sheer Rock Face

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 12:55am


Photo Of Rescue Courtesy Fresno County Sheriff's Department

A Santa Barbara County man has an incredible story, one he almost didn’t live to tell.

Larry Bishop became stranded hundreds of feet above the ground for more than two days on a sheer rock face in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Just as he was running out of strength, a rescuer raced up the steep rock without mountain gear to save Bishop from falling.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

Click on link to listen to/download story: Hiker’s Ordeal


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