FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July
CONTACT: Lieutenant Jeff Brand
Breaking News Pager: 425-339-5700
DARRINGTON, Wash. – The Snohomish County Sheriff's Rescue Helicopter "SnoHawk
10" was called today to rescue a climber who had fallen at the 8200 foot level
of Mount Goode, in the North Cascades National Park.
The 32 year old hiker was seriously injured during a fall on July 6th
and was assisted by two North Cascade Park Climbing Rangers who had been flown
into the scene on July 6th by HiLine Helicopters from Darrington and
stayed with the hiker and his party.
Today the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team was requested and assisted by
the two Park Climbing Rangers. The
seriously injured man was hoisted off the mountain by "SnoHawk 10" and flown to
Colby Hospital in Everett and later transferred to Harborview Hospital in