Hikers falls off Bastion Falls

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Hikers falls off Bastion Falls

New postby dave » Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:00 pm

Town of Hunter in Greene County in the Kaaterskill Wild Forest

Wilderness Rescue:
On Oct. 3 at 1 p.m., Greene County 911 called Forest Ranger Fox regarding an injured hiker on the Kaaterskill Falls Trail. Ranger Fox arrived at 1:05 p.m., and assisted with the carry-out of the 65-year-old hiker from Sunnyside. The hiker fell backward off Bastion Falls approximately 20 feet, resulting in serious physical injuries. The hiker was placed in a litter, carried out to the road at 1:15 p.m., and was transported by Hunter Ambulance to a waiting helicopter headed to a local hospital.
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