Crews Rescue Hiker After 40+ Foot Fall

PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Crews rescued a hiker near Snowmass Peak after he fell more than 40 feet.

Late Wednesday night, a man was heard calling for help near the peak in Pitkin County. He had suffered multiple bone injuries.

(credit: Mountain Rescue Aspen)

(credit: Mountain Rescue Aspen)

Member of Mountain Rescue Aspen responded along with helicopters from Flight for Life and the National Guard.

Crews secured the man for transport and airlifted him to a nearby hospital. The rescue operation was completed by 9 a.m. Thursday.


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