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Waterbury Back-Country Rescue (WBCR) requested assistance with a 64-year old female complaining of a hip injury on the Hunger Mountain Trail.  
 
WBCR established command and deployed a hasty team to locate and evaluate the subject.  The patient was located ~0.5 miles / 400' in elevation up the trail.   A litter team was fielded next followed by additional rescuers to assist with the extrication.
  
The subject had been hiking down the tail and fell injuring her right hip / femur.  She was immobilized with a lower leg vacuum splint and then further immobilized with a vacuum mattress and significant padding to maintain a position of relative comfort.  
 
She was evacuated without incident with a litter/wheel (no belays required).  Once at the parking lot she was transferred to Stowe rescue for transport to UVMC.      
 
Team Members RespondingOther Agencies RespondingTime of Call  Weather Conditions

Veliko, Govoni, Westervelt, Miller, Raybould, Warren

- Waterbury Back Country Rescue

- Stowe Rescue (Ambulance Service)

14:00 - 17:00

Calm, Partial Overcast, Hot (75 Degrees), Dry

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