Recovering COVID-19 man has issues at Kaaterskill Falls

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Recovering COVID-19 man has issues at Kaaterskill Falls

New postby dave » Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:47 am

Town of Hunter in Greene County @ Kaaterskill Falls

Wilderness Rescue: On Aug. 8, a 44-year-old man was laying on the ground next to the yellow trail on his way back from Kaaterskill Falls. The man, recovering from COVID-19, lost consciousness after not getting enough oxygen. Family members waved down Assistant Forest Ranger Lassalle who called Forest Ranger Bink and Lt. Pachan. The Rangers arrived on scene and medically evaluated the ill hiker. After some rest, the hiker was able to slowly walk back to the Laurel House trailhead with assistance from the Forest Rangers. Once at the trailhead, Hunter Ambulance evaluated the man and he declined further medical care.

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