A male climber was rescued from Swildons Hole on Sunday 7th April 2013 following a trip with friends, the male slipped trying to negotiate a climb after becoming separated from his group and sustained substantial leg injuries as a result. Mendip Cave Rescue were called out by Avon & Somerset police after a member of the injured man's party raised the alarm. Members of the team were quickly on scene along with the team doctor.  Due to the nature of the injuries the male was extracted from the cave using a stretcher and promptly taken to the waiting ambulance. This was a successful rescue with an estimated 20+ cavers involved.