Colorado hiker rescued after fall off Mt. Royal in Frisco

By Ben Trollinger

SUMMIT COUNTY — Imagine paramedics in the back of a speeding ambulance, frantically working to keep a patient alive. Inside that relatively controlled environment, they’re pumping oxygen, administering an IV and checking vital signs. Now picture that kind of life-saving intervention playing out on the steepest of mountain trails over a stretch of four hours. That was the situation more than two-dozen members of the Summit County Rescue Group found themselves in at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A 65-year-old hiker had accidentally fallen from the top of Mount Royal, landing on a pile of rocks 15 to 20 feet below …

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