July/August Vail Mountain Rescue missions

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — In the months of July and August, Vail Mountain Rescue Group was called out 22 times. Below are summaries of the most significant of those missions.At 6 p.m. July 4, Vail Mountain Rescue Group dispatched team members to carry out a hiker who was injured in the Missouri Lakes backcountry. After evacuating the injured hiker to an ambulance, all team members were out of the field by 8:30 p.m.At 4 p.m. July 9, aviators from the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (HAATS) at Eagle County Airport airlifted a Vail Mountain Rescue Group hoist team in …

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