Backcountry Accidents in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah

Here’s the May 13, 2006 round up of backcountry accidents Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah.

High temps partly to blame for hiker’s collapse
AZFamily (subscription) – Phoenix,AZ,USA
By Mike Watkiss / 3TV reporter. A hiker collapsed in Echo Canyon on Camelback Mountain and rescuers say heat played a role. Christine

Helicopter Airlifts Injured Sonoma Hiker
KTVU.com – San Francisco,CA,USA
MIDDLETON — A 36-year-old man was rescued Saturday evening after he severely injured one of his legs while hiking in a remote ravine in Middletown, the Sonoma ..

Woman Rescued from Red River Gorge
WKYT – Lexington,KY,USA
A woman hiking with her family near the Meniffee and Powell County line fell into the Red River Gorge this afternoon. She was in

Hiker injured in fall along Y Mountain
Deseret News – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
PROVO — A man was flown by helicopter off Y Mountain Saturday after falling while hiking, according to police reports. The victim

3 hikers rescued near Sundance
Deseret News – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
ASPEN GROVE — Three hikers were pulled off a mountain by helicopter near Sundance on Wednesday afternoon after shifting snow, caused by warm temperatures
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Man hurt in Lory State Park fall
Rocky Mountain News – Denver,CO,USA
By Rocky Mountain News. Larimer County rescue teams were called Sunday to Lory State Park , where a 25-year-old hiker fell about 50 feet near Arthurs Rock.

Hiker rescued from Crow Hill
Worcester Telegram (subscription) – Worcester,MA,USA
By Scott J. Croteau TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF. PRINCETON— A 33-year-old man fell more than 30 feet from Crow Hill cliffs in Leominster

Hiker Attacked By Wild Dogs
KHNL-TV/KHBC/KOGG – Honolulu,HI,USA
A woman and her dog face off against a pack of wild hunting dogs. At about 11:25 Saturday morning crews were called to Pali Trail for an injured hiker .

Hiker Rescued Near Fort Collins After 50-Foot Fall
TheDenverChannel.com – Denver,CO,USA
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A 25-year-old man survived a 50-foot fall Sunday on Arthur’s Rock, west of Fort Collins. A team of rescuers

Falling boulder closes hiking trail
OregonLive.com – Portland,OR,USA
TOKETEE FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A boulder crashed through a bridge that connects the Toketee Falls hiking trail with a viewing deck, forcing the Umpqua National
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Students find body near trail in state park
Columbia Missourian – Columbia,MO,USA
A group of Columbia eighth-graders stumbled upon the body of a woman while on a field trip Monday near Devil’s Icebox at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park .
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