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July 28, 2021

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Injured hiker rescued on Saddle Rock Trail

Boulder County, Colo. - On Tuesday July 27, 2021, at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Boulder County Communications was notified of a hiker who had injured her ankle in the area of the Saddle Rock Trail near Gregory Canyon.

The 32-year-old female, was hiking in the area of the Saddle Rock Trail when she slipped and fell, injuring her ankle. As a result of the injury, she was unable to walk out to the trailhead.

A Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks ranger and rescuers from Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided first aid to the injured hiker. She was packaged into a litter and a technical evacuation was conducted out to the trailhead. Once at the trailhead, the injured hiker was transported from the scene by private vehicle to seek medical care.

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

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-3503.


/s/ Ryan Singer, Emergency Service Coordinator