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Greene County Wilderness Rescue Near Colgate Lake : On Dec. 22 at 2:00 p.m.- CT Hiker Rescued by Rangers

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WYBN TV 14 News – Windham, NY  December 26, 2019

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Don’t end up in trouble hiking. Charge your cell phone, pack a flare, tell 2 people when you leave & expect to be home.

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Town of Jewett
Greene County
Wilderness Rescue:
On Dec. 22 at 2:00 p.m., Central Dispatch received a call from a woman reporting her daughter was lost hiking in the town of Jewett. Dispatch asked the caller to direct her daughter to call 911 in order to obtain cell phone coordinates. The 24-year-old hiker from Westing, Connecticut, reported that she was on a yellow trail and had parked her vehicle at Colgate Lake. Forest Rangers Chris DiCintio, Katherine Fox, and John Gullen responded. Forest Rangers DiCintio and Gullen located the hiker and escorted her out of the woods.

Be sure to properly prepare and plan before entering the backcountry. Visit DEC’s Hiking Safety and Adirondack Backcountry Information webpage for more information.

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