Hiker injured between Slide and Cornell

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Hiker injured between Slide and Cornell

New postby dave » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:27 am

Location: Between Slide Mtn and Cornell Mtn - Town of Shandaken - Ulster County

Search/Rescue: On July 3, Forest Ranger Kevin Slade received information regarding an injured hiker between Slide and Cornell mountains in the Slide Mountain Wilderness. Initial callers contacted Ulster County 911 and provided coordinates. Rangers responded on foot and via New York State Police Newburg helicopter. The injured hiker was located and a Forest Ranger was inserted by hoist to evaluate and treat the subject. The hiker was then hoisted from the mountain and relayed to an ambulance at the staging area for transport to a local hospital.

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