Richmond Back Country Rescue requested assistant with an experienced Long Trail section hiker experiencing a medical emergency on the Long Trail on Camel's Hump.  The man hiked to Monclair Glen Lodge where he was met by a team of rescuers.  He was evaluated and it was determined that his weakness, loss of balance, headache and muscle cramping was the result of a long-term Magnesium deficiency. The man was able to hike out with assistance and was transported to the Medical Center by Richmond Rescue.

Team Members RespondingOther Agencies RespondingTime of CallWeather Conditions
Burke, Eykelhoff, Govoni, McLean, Miller, Ruschp, Speer, Van Dyke, Veliko, Westervelt

Richmond Backcountry Rescue, Waterbury Backcountry Rescue, Huntington Fire Department, Richmond Rescue, Colchester Technical Rescue

15:00 - 19:00 Warm and sunny

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