SISTERS, Ore. (KTVZ) – A Bend lady climbing Saturday close to No Title Lake and Damaged Prime within the Three Sisters Wilderness Space fell and was injured, prompting a rescue effort by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue.
County 911 dispatchers acquired a name shortly after 2 p.m. from a climbing celebration member who mentioned a hiker had fallen whereas scrambling up a hillside and injured an ankle, mentioned Deputy Donny Patterson, assistant Search and Rescue coordinator.
Although the 27-year-old lady was reported in honest situation, she was unable to stroll out unaided and wanted assist getting again to the trailhead, Patterson mentioned.
A particular providers deputy referred to as a member of the climbing celebration and obtained coordinates for his or her location. Patterson mentioned they discovered the hiker was well-prepared to remain in a single day, if want be, with further meals, water, a shelter and clothes for the climate.
Deschutes SAR workforce members had been paged out, and simply after 3 p.m., the primary of 4 SAR groups deployed from the sheriff’s workplace. One other workforce was diverted from a separate SAR name that was resolved previous to arrival. A complete of 13 SAR volunteers and two particular providers deputies responded to the incident.
Shortly earlier than 5 p.m., the primary SAR workforce arrived to assist the injured hiker. She was evaluated by SAR medical workforce members, then introduced by wheeled litter again to the trailhead, arriving simply earlier than 7 p.m., Patterson mentioned.
The hiker selected to hunt additional medical remedy on her personal and didn’t search an ambulance.
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