Hiker becomes ill hiking Escarpment Trail

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Hiker becomes ill hiking Escarpment Trail

New postby dave » Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:38 pm

Town of Hunter in Greene County (Escarpment Trail)

Wilderness Rescue: On June 17 at 1:35 p.m., Central Office Dispatch received a call reporting a 56-year-old man from Washington, D.C., falling ill after hiking to Inspiration Point along the Escarpment trail. Forest Ranger Rob Dawson contacted the man to learn his location and condition and Assistant Forest Ranger Aaron France, to start proceeding to the hiker's location. Ranger Dawson drove up the trail, evaluated the man, and transported him to the South Lake Spillway to a waiting ambulance. Hunter Ambulance transported the man to a local hospital for medical treatment.

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Inspiration Point on the Escarpment Trail overlooking Palenville
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Re: Hiker becomes ill hiking Escarpment Trail

New postby dundee » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:03 am

Is the North/South lake area open to hiking again?
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Re: Hiker becomes ill hiking Escarpment Trail

New postby mike » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:00 am

The trail from Rt 23a to KF is still closed. But, the trail from laurel House Road to KF is open. The campgrounds in North-South Lake is also open. The PA below Bastion Falls was never closed.
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