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Injury at Kaaterskill Falls

New postPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:56 pm
by dave
Town of Hunter in Greene County in the Kaaterskill Wild Forest

Wilderness Rescue: On July 20 at 2:15 p.m., DEC's Central Dispatch was notified that a 72-year-old man from Galloway, New Jersey, slipped on wet rocks near Kaaterskill Falls causing an ankle injury. Forest Rangers Breigle, Dawson, and Fox and Assistant Forest Rangers France and Lasselle responded to the scene. The hiker was immobilized in a vacuum air mattress and placed into a litter. He was then carried out to a Ranger's vehicle and transported to the trailhead. The hiker stated he would seek additional medical care on his own.