Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Username: Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
October 24, 2017, 05:35:23 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Shoutbox

Last 5 Shouts:

 

keith

October 09, 2017, 09:16:36 AM
Nice!
 

Bazinga

October 06, 2017, 09:01:11 PM
On vaca today,  :)
Brews, backyard, camp fire,   Off to a good start.   :)

ShifuCareaga

July 05, 2017, 02:35:23 PM
ouch!! haha that's gotta bite.

I'm just trying to decide where to go camping this weekend!!
 

Bazinga

July 03, 2017, 06:54:05 PM
Stupid flat tire ruined my hiking plans.  :P

ShifuCareaga

March 06, 2017, 11:19:53 AM
Really missed being out yesterday. Rest is important, though. I hope all of you are having a good spring!

Show 50 latest
23 Guests, 0 Users
Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Article: Hiker rescued after fall in Red River Gorge  (Read 195 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Captain Blue

  • Day Hiker
  • **
  • Karma: 6
  • Posts: 91
Article: Hiker rescued after fall in Red River Gorge
« on: March 06, 2017, 12:52:29 PM »

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A hiker was rescued in Wolfe County after he fell more than 80 feet Saturday night.

According to Wolfe County Search and Rescue, the man was camping at an overlook on Sky Bridge Road in Devils Canyon, when he tripped and fell off a cliff.

Rescue teams were called out at 10:40 p.m. They were able to get the man to safety just after 2 a.m. Sunday with the help of Powell County Search and Rescue.

Crews say the man has multiple traumatic injuries, but he is expected to recover.

Link: http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Hiker-rescued-after-fall-in-Red-River-Gorge-415422053.html
Logged

thedayhascome

  • Over Nighter
  • ***
  • Karma: 8
  • Posts: 149
  • Josh
Re: Article: Hiker rescued after fall in Red River Gorge
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2017, 02:36:34 PM »

...after he fell more than 80 feet Saturday night.

Wow, 80 feet. That man is lucky to be alive. I can't imagine the narrative going through his head during the 2+ second fall into a complete black void.
Logged
I go to Nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put together. John Burroughs

6.3lbs base weight | https://lighterpack.com/r/86ugs2
Pages: [1]   Go Up
 

Recent

Privacy Policy