HARTS LOCATION, NH – An Injured Hiker had to be carried out of the White Mountains Wednesday.
Fish and Game Conservation Officers say that 43-year-old Mary Crivelli, of Maryland was out hiking with friends when she injured her ankle after slipping on a rock near the summit of the Frankenstein Cliff Trail in Harts Location at around 1pm.
A member of her hiking party had to hike approximately half a mile in order to find cell service to call for help.
Conservation officers as well as twenty-two students and staff from Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (S.O.L.O.) in Conway responded. Rescuers carried Crivelli to the trailhead arriving at around 7:40 Wednesday night.
Fish and Game Officials said that they rely heavily upon volunteer rescue groups like S.O.L.O to help with search and rescue missions. Noting that the public is encouraged to help support search and rescue activities in the state by purchasing a Hike Safe Card.
For additional information about hikesafe cards, visit hikeSafe.com.