Injured hiker, group rescued at Hanging Lake

Injured hiker, group rescued at Hanging Lake
Local News

By RANDY ESSEX

Garfield County authorities on Thursday said a hiker who suffered a head injury was rescued Monday evening at Hanging Lake. A news release said that five young hikers headed up the Hanging Lake Trail in the Glenwood Canyon at around 4 p.m. Monday, a warm afternoon.The trail was easily accessible and the bottom portion was dry. As the group started climbing the 1.2-mile trail, they encountered muddy spots, frozen ground and ice patches. The ice had a film of water covering it, making the surface slick, the news release said.The hikers were dressed in light clothing, some wearing designer jeans …

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