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July 9, 2021

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Injured hiker rescued

Injured hiker rescued on the First Flatiron Trail

Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, July 9, 2021 at approximately 1:40 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker on the First Flatiron Trail.

A twenty-six year-old male from Golden, CO experienced a medical emergency that led to a fall while hiking on the First Flatiron Trail. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided initial medical care and a wheeled-litter evacuation to the trailhead. American Medical Response provided further medical care and ambulance transport to an area hospital. The rescue lasted approximately one hour.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, American Medical Response

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-3188.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator