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Man falls 30 feet, suffering "severe injuries" while climbing at Pilot Mountain

The 26-year-old man was alert and conscious when rescue crews took him to the hospital.

A man fell 30 feet while climbing at Pilot Mountain State Park on Saturday, suffering "severe injuries" including breaking his legs.

According to Katie Hall, public information officer for North Carolina State Parks, the emergency call about the injury came in at 11:50 am on Saturday.

The 26-year-old man was alert and conscious when rescue crews took him to the hospital.

He suffered "severe injuries," including broken legs, after falling 30 feet while climbing on Ledge Spring Trail at Pilot Mountain, Hall said.

Ledge Spring Trail is one mile long, described as "a very challenging trail with rock steps" with boulders, stairs, and natural surface, according to the NC State Parks website.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

Stay with WFMY News 2 for more details as they become available.