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May 1, 2021

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Injured Hiker Rescued on Royal Arch Trail

Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker on the Royal Arch Trail.

A thirty-eight year-old female from Denver, CO sustained a non-life threatening leg injury while hiking on the Royal Arch Trail. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a litter evacuation to the trailhead. 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.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-2095.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator