Survival Weekly – 6/22/14


Rocky Mountain National Park (CO)
Woman Airlifted From Chasm Lake Area

On Sunday afternoon, June 15th, park staff received a 911 call reporting that a woman, hometown unknown, had taken a reported 65-foot tumbling, sliding fall on the snowfield between Chasm Junction and Chasm Lake. 

Members of the park’s search and rescue team reached the 56-year-old woman early that evening, just two hours after the incident was initially reported.  She had numerous injuries. Team members conducted a technical rescue and raised her in a litter back to the snow covered trail.  She was carried in a litter to Chasm Meadows and was flown by Flight For Life® Colorado to a hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.

Search continues for missing firefighter –

Outdoor writer missing in Mt. Rainier –

A slip and fall into river ends in a body recovery –

Injured climber rescued –

Woman on raft blown out to sea –

Injured hiker and stranded rafters rescued –

Swimmer missing on Kern river –

Body of Mt. Whitney hiker found –

SAR launched for overdue hiker –

Rescue team recover body of logger killed by tree –,/search?q=cache:

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