Medical Incident on Peekamoose Mtn

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Medical Incident on Peekamoose Mtn

New postby dave » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:42 am

Town of Denning in Ulster County

Wilderness Rescue: On August 17 at 4:45 p.m., Ulster County 911 received a call reporting a 41-year-old male hiker having difficulty breathing on the Table Trail on Peekamoose Mountain. Forest Rangers Howard Kreft, Robert Stratton, and Callee Baker responded to assist. A crew led by Forest Ranger Stratton and members of the Grahamsville Fire Department proceeded to hike in on the Peekamoose Trail and made contact with the hiker, his son, and sister-in-law at 6:20 p.m. The hiker was medically evaluated by an EMT with the crew and treated for dehydration and exhaustion. The group proceeded back down the trailhead and was further evaluated by a mobile medic once they were out of woods. The incident concluded at 7:30 p.m.
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