A man has fallen 300 meters to death from a cliff after falling off the rope at a popular climbing spot.
The 50-year-old man was rappelling along with two other friends on the east face of the cliff, known as Governor in Mount Barney, southwest of Brisbane on Saturday afternoon.
The man's body was found at 5:50 p.m. M. After the police were notified several hours before.
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A 50-year-old man was found dead after plunging 300 meters into a popular climbing spot in Mount Barney (pictured)
The two friends of the man, a man and a woman of about 30 years, who also climbed rocks, were stranded on the cliff.
The couple was unharmed and was rescued by an emergency helicopter after 5 p.m. Both have been treated by paramedics for shock.
The search for the 50-year-old missing man took about five hours.
The emergency services underwent a comprehensive search, which included rescue helicopters patrolling the area, while police and paramedics searched the terrain.
The dead man was climbing with two other friends, a man and a woman in the 30s, who were rescued unharmed
The emergency services spent almost five hours in the exhaustive search of the man's body Bethania
Throughout the search, none of the man's friends or the emergency team knew whether the man was alive or not.
At that time, the police were concerned and aware of the poor sunlight as the night approached, which made it harder to find the body.
Police said the reason for the man's fall was unclear. Research indicates that the fall of man was about 300 meters.
The eastern cliff, known as Governor, is a popular climbing destination for sport climbers.
The police have ordered that the man's body be removed on Sunday.
During the search, none of the man's friends or the emergency team knew if the man was alive or not