June 21, 2022
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
Three hikers rescued from Mt. Neva
Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday June 20, 2022, at approximately 7:52 p.m.., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding three hikers that were lost and stranded on Mt. Neva, located in Boulder County.
The call came through Grand County Sheriff's Dispatch after they had received a call from three men that said they were stranded without water or shelter. The GPS location provided by the phone call showed that they were on Mt. Neva.
Seven members of Rocky Mountain Rescue Group responded to the call and started their hike from the 4th of July Trailhead at 11:00 p.m. to rescue the three stranded hikers. They returned to the trailhead at 5:15 a.m. with the rescued hikers. One of the hikers suffered from mild altitude sickness, but there were no other reported injuries.
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office and Rocky Mountain Rescue Group responded to the incident.
The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: 22-2887.
/s/ Emergency Services Coordinator – Neal McQuarie