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Captain Blue

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The Powell County Search and Rescue team helped an 18-year-old hiker who fell 35 to 50 feet from a cliff in Red River Gorge on Saturday.

The group’s Facebook feed said they got the call at 3:38 p.m. about the woman, who possibly had broken ribs and a broken right ankle. The post said she was brought to a waiting emergency team at 6:45 p.m., and “seemed in good spirits.”

WLEX identified the cliff as being on Martin’s Fork Trail, where the ground gave out beneath the woman as she looked over the edge.

Link: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article143580129.html
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Re: Article: Hiker rescued after falling from cliff in Red River Gorge
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2017, 01:03:30 PM »

It looks like these were two separate incident. One occurred with a rock climber near Swift Camp Creek and the other was a hiker near Martin's Fork/Rough Trail. Busy weekend for Search and Rescue crews!
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Re: Article: Hiker rescued after falling from cliff in Red River Gorge
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2017, 06:10:47 PM »

The Powell County Search and Rescue team helped an 18-year-old hiker who fell 35 to 50 feet from a cliff in Red River Gorge on Saturday.

The group’s Facebook feed said they got the call at 3:38 p.m. about the woman, who possibly had broken ribs and a broken right ankle. The post said she was brought to a waiting emergency team at 6:45 p.m., and “seemed in good spirits.”

WLEX identified the cliff as being on Martin’s Fork Trail, where the ground gave out beneath the woman as she looked over the edge.

Link: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article143580129.html

I bet this was the unofficial trail above Martin's Fork.  It's not terribly high, but the terrain up there is suspect.
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Re: Article: Hiker rescued after falling from cliff in Red River Gorge
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2017, 10:57:02 PM »

My error. I didn't realize it was two separate incidents. Both articles were very short and mentioned a female falling and injuring her ankle. I thought it was the same story.
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Re: Article: Hiker rescued after falling from cliff in Red River Gorge
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2017, 11:41:46 AM »

glad she's ok  ???
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