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Teenager injured - Kaaterskill Falls

New postPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:08 pm
by dave
Kaaterskill Falls in the Town of Hunter in Greene County

Wilderness Rescue:
On August 22 at 11:37 a.m., DEC's Central Dispatch contacted Forest Ranger Fox regarding a 14-year-old hiker from Queens with a suspected leg injury on the yellow trail to Kaaterskill Falls. Forest Rangers Fox, Jackson, and Skudlarek responded to assist. Once on scene, Forest Rangers and EMS provided first aid, packaged up the hiker, and using technical rope systems, raised the hiker from the bottom of the falls. The hiker was then assisted out using a trail to 23A, reaching the road at 2:15 p.m. She was subsequently transported to a local hospital by Hunter Ambulance for further medical treatment.