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July 24, 2020

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Injured hiker rescued at Chatauqua Park in Boulder County

Female hiker rescued from Royal Arch Trail

Boulder County, Colo. -

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at approximately 3:53 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call regarding a female hiker who had injured her ankle while descending on the Royal Arch Trail, in Chautauqua Park, located at 900 Baseline Road in Boulder, Colorado.

The 32-year-old female from Denver was carried in a litter by the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group through Woods Quarry to the Mesa Trail where she was transported by a City of Boulder Mountain Parks and Open Space ranger to the Chautauqua Park area where she sought medical attention on her own. The rescue took approximately two hours.

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

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #20-3272

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/s/ Emergency Services Coordinator - Kelly Lucy

/s/ Sergeant Samuel Hard