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August 17, 2021

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Injured hiker rescued on Lions Lair Trail

Boulder County, Colo. - On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker on the Lions Lair Trail.

A twenty-four year-old female from Boulder, CO sustained a non-life threatening ankle injury while hiking the Lions Lair Trail. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a litter evacuation to the Lions Lair Spur Trailhead. The hiker declined ambulance transport. The rescue lasted approximately one and one-half hours.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, American Medical Response, Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District, Boulder Rural Fire Protection District, and Sunshine Fire Protection District.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-3912.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator