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February 13, 2020

Injured ice climber rescued after fall

CODY (WNE) — Search and rescue volunteers from Park and Big Horn counties rescued a fallen ice climber Saturday from an ice waterfall up the South Fork.

The 42-year-old Billings ice climber was on the Broken Heart ice waterfall when he fell some 30 feet from the top of the third pitch. Richard James Dvorak was climbing with a party of ten when the accident happened, according to an SAR release.

The Broken Heart ice waterfall is 38 miles up the South Fork, less than a mile north of the South Fork Highway.

The initial call came into the Park County Sh...

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