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May 2, 2022

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Hiker rescued after fall near Crown Rock

Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday May 1, 2022, at approximately 3:22 p.m., Boulder County Communications was notified of a hiker who had possibly fallen while scrambling in the area of Crown Rock on Flagstaff Road.

Rangers from the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks hiked in and were able to locate the injured party, a 30-year-old male, who had sustained serious injuries from an unwitnessed fall. Rangers, along with paramedics from Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided medical care and determined that a litter evacuation would be necessary. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group loaded the injured party into a beanbag splint and litter and conducted an evacuation out to the trailhead. The injured hiker was transferred to paramedics from American Medical Response and transported by ambulance to a local hospital for further medical evaluation.

Agencies assisting with this rescue effort included: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open and Space Mountain Parks, and American Medical Response.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #22-1921.


/s/ Ryan Singer, Emergency Services Coordinator