KUSA - An hourslong search and rescue mission is complete after a climber fell while hiking near Devils' Head on Sunday afternoon.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office told 9NEWS the hiker fell about 100 feet and landed on a ledge that was about 30-40 feet high.
The climber was transported to an area hospital via medical helicopter. The injured party was part of a group of climbers scaling Devils Head and it is unknown what caused him to fall or the extent of his injuries.
The 9,749-foot peak is located in Pike National Forest about 14 miles southwest of Sedalia.
Injured Climber Rescued at Devils Head https://t.co/B4seTQm4By— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) June 19, 2017
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