Two hikers were rescued in separate incidents in New Hampshire’s White Mountains on Saturday, September 24.
According to New Hampshire FIsh and Game officials, Krishna Kallamadi, 28, of Windor, Connecticut, experienced severe leg pain while hiking down the Tuckerman’s Ravine Trail on Mount Washington with a group of eight other hikers at around 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Conservation officers and volunteers from the Appalachian Mountain Club hiked up the trail to help Kallamadi in slowly walking down to the Hermit Lake shelter by 7:20 p.m., where he was treated by Gorham Ambulance personnel.
In the other incident, Beth Connolly, 47, of Amesbury, Massachusetts, was hiking Mount Crawford with several friends when she slipped and fell, injuring her right leg and ankle at approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Rescuers arrived at 2:55 p.m. and carried her to an awaiting ambulance at the trailhead parking area by 5:10 p.m. She was then taken to Memorial Hospital in North Conway.