Hiker injured by Kaaterskill Falls

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Hiker injured by Kaaterskill Falls

New postby dave » Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:55 pm

Town of Hunter in Greene County

Wilderness Rescue:
On July 23 at approximately 6 p.m., Greene County 911 Dispatch contacted Forest Ranger Fox regarding an injured 49-year-old hiker from South River, New Jersey, on the Kaaterskill Falls Trail. Forest Ranger Fox responded to the hiker's location with Rangers Brand, Franceschina, Gullen, Nelson, and Slade. Once on scene, the hiker's ankle was splinted and she was carried out in a Stokes basket by Rangers, personnel from the Cedar Grove/Centerville Fire Department, Greene County Medics, Haines Falls Fire Department, Twin Cloves Rescue Team, and Tannersville Rescue Squad. At 10:45 p.m., the hiker was brought to the trailhead on Route 23A and transported to a local hospital by Hunter Ambulance.
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