July 21, 2021
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
Injured hiker rescued
Injured hiker rescued on Eldorado Canyon Trail
Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at approximately 4:05 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker on the Eldorado Canyon Trail.
An eighteen-year-old male from Farmington, MN. sustained a non-life-threatening ankle injury while hiking the Eldorado Canyon Trail. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a wheeled-litter evacuation to the Eldorado Canyon State Park. The injured hiker declined ambulance transport. The rescue lasted approximately two hours.
Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, and Mountain View Fire Protection District.
The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-3407.
/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator