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Hiker Injured

On Sunday, February 19, 2017 a hiker was hiking deep inside Platte Clove when he fell and was injured. Fire and Rescue had to use ropes and climbing gear to extract the 50-year-old hiker out of the clove. Click image for more details (Jan 29)
hiker fell inside the ice covered platte clove, and receives minor injuries on sunday fabruary 19, 2017


Ice Climber Injured

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 an ice climber fell in Platte Clove. They were transported to Albany Medical Center by helicopter. Click image for more details (Jan 29)
ice climber fell in platte clove, and is seriously injured and transported to albany medical center via helicopter on sunday january 29, 2017


Hiker Injured

On Sunday, Junuary 29, 2017 around noon time, a 26-year-old female hiker fell off the lower part of Kaaterskill Fall. Investigators surmise that she probably slipped, and fell off. She is reported in Serious condition, and is expected to survive. She was transported to Albany Medical Center by helicopter. Click image for more details (Jan 29)
hiker falls off kaaterskill falls, and is seriously injured and transported to albany medical center via helicopter on sunday january 29, 2017


Hiker SAR

On Sunday, Junuary 22, 2017 a group of HVH hikers were hiking Fir and Big Indian. One of the hikers became tired, and the group of 18 left him behind. When the hiker could not make it out of the woods, this started a massive SAR mission Click image for more details (Jan 29)
hiker lost on big indian sparks SAR on january 22, 2017


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