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A Guy Got Stuck On A Mountain During This Marriage Proposal Fail

A rocky romance.

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A man got stuck Thursday on Morro Bay Rock in California after asking his fiancée to marry him. / Via Facebook: CityofMorroBay

Michael John Paul Banks, 27, from Fresno, scaled the southern side of the rock after sunrise to ask his girlfriend to be his wife over Facetime, the Morro Bay Police Department said. / Via Facebook: CityofMorroBay

But he got stuck when he tried to climb back down on the eastern side, California State Parks spokesperson Dennis Weber told BuzzFeed News.

People in the parking lot below heard him yelling for help, and they contacted authorities.

A California Highway Patrol chopper was dispatched to retrieve Banks as he perilously clung to the side.

Illegal climber rescued off Morro Bay by CHP helicopter & MBFD personnel. Assisted by SLO County Fire, Harbor, USCG

The Morro Bay fire and police departments, as well as State Parks and Harbor Patrol, were called to the scene.

Banks was safely on land at around 9:30 a.m. with only a few scrapes. State park rangers and local law enforcement cited him for trespassing on the restricted land and for public intoxication.

Video of rescue of illegal climber n Morro Rock today with CHP helicopter and MBFD Fire Captain.

The police department arrested Banks later on Thursday on unrelated drug charges.

San Luis Obispo Tribune reported Banks' girlfriend said "yes." Banks and his fiancee didn't return requests for interviews from BuzzFeed News.

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