Coast Guard conducts inland rescue of injured hiker near Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard conducts inland rescue of injured hiker near Coos Bay, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a woman who suffered a leg injury while hiking Quail Creek Park near Coos Bay, Ore., Wednesday. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew successfully hoisted the 69-year-old woman and transported her to awaiting emergency medical services at the Grants Pass Airport for further medical care. Watchstanders at Sector North Bend received...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains
WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker on the south slope of the Olympic Mountain in Washington, Monday. The hiker, who reportedly suffered a broken ankle, was transported to by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to the Olympia, Washington, airport where he was met by emergency medical services for further medical care. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park
SEATTLE — A rescue aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., rescued a 60-year-old male that reportedly suffered a broken ankle while hiking in Olympic National Park near Starbuck Mine, Wash., Sunday afternoon. A member of the U.S. Forest Service, who was on-scene with the man and rendered first aid, requested Coast Guard assistance through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. The...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Mussel Rock

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Mussel Rock
DALY CITY, Calif., – The Coast Guard conducted an emergency rescue for an injured hiker on the coastal cliffs near Mussel Rock early Sunday morning. The San Mateo County Fire Department requested the Coast Guard’s assistance to search for the missing hiker. The Coast Guard launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco at approximately 6:15 a.m. to support search...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker stranded in Olympic Mountains since Saturday

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker stranded in Olympic Mountains since Saturday
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker, Wednesday, that had been stranded in the Olympic Mountains near Port Angeles, Wash., since Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a request from Olympic National Park for a medevac of a 32-year-old male hiker near Aurora Ridge in the vicinity of Crescent Lake at approximately 4 p.m. The hiker, who reportedly fell 150 feet and suffered...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker north of Packwood, Washington

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker north of Packwood, Washington
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker approximately seven miles north of Packwood, Wash., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, located in Astoria, received a report from Lewis County, Wash., stating a hiker had fallen approximately 100 feet down a ravine south of Mount Ranier in the vicinity of Tatoosh Lake. The fallen hiker, who remained visible to his hiking companion,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Mt. Baker

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured hiker near Mt. Baker, Wash., Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, in Seattle, received a report from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at approximately 4:50 p.m., that the woman had fallen into a creek approximately two miles south of Mt. Baker, at an elevation of approximately 5,000 feet. Two park rangers were able to reach the woman,...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of injured hiker from Marathon Mountain

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, assisted the Seward Fire Department in medevacing an injured 20-year-old male hiker from Marathon Mountain west of Seward Wednesday. Coast Guard District 17 Command Center Juneau received a call at 7:28 p.m. from the Seward Fire Department requesting a hoist capable aircraft to help medevac...

Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Hiker From Ripikski Mountain

U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers and Juneau Mountain Rescue worked together today to rescue an injured hiker from Ripikski Mountain near Haines, Alaska. Keith Hutchins contacted Alaska State Troopers after he was injured while hiking above 1,600 feet on the mountain. The Alaska State Troopers coordinated the search effort with the Coast Guard and Juneau...