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November 8, 2020

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Technical Rescue at Mt Sanitas

Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at approximately 2:02 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured rock scrambler at Mt. Sanitas .

A twenty-three year-old male from Hutchinson, Minnesota fell approximately fifteen feet and sustained non-life threatening injuries. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a technical litter evacuation to an awaiting ambulance. American Medical Response provided medical care and ambulance transport to an area hospital. The rescue lasted approximately two hours.

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

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #20-4949.


/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator