Lost hikers around Slide Mountain

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Lost hikers around Slide Mountain

New postby dave » Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:38 pm

Town of Shandaken
Ulster County
Wilderness Rescue: On March 7 at 9:35 p.m., DEC's Central Dispatch received a call regarding two overdue hikers. The last contact the caller had with the hikers was at 5:15 p.m. Forest Rangers Russell Martin and Mark Brand responded to the scene. Ulster County Sheriff's Deputies located the hiker's vehicle at the Oliverea Road South (Slide Mountain Trailhead) Parking Area and a Deputy stayed at the location in case the hikers came out before Rangers arrived. On March 8 at 3:38 a.m., Forest Ranger Martin located both hikers and helped the pair out to the trailhead. At 5:51 a.m., Forest Rangers and hikers were out of the woods.
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