rescue http://nhpr.org en Hudson Woman Dies In Snowmobile Crash http://nhpr.org/post/hudson-woman-dies-snowmobile-crash <p>A 47-year-old Hudson woman died from injuries she sustained in a snowmobile accident near Pittsburg, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Pauline Robinson was injured Tuesday when her snowmobile struck a tree on an icy section of trail, said Conservation Office Matthew Holmes.</p><p>A helicopter flew her to the Central Maine Medical Center where she died about 6 p.m. on Tuesday.</p><p>“Although this crash is still under investigation, authorities believe that an unintentional hit of the throttle was the primary cause of this crash,” Holmes said.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:16:41 +0000 Chris Jensen 42662 at http://nhpr.org Rescuers Astounded Two Men In Avalanche Escaped Serious Injury http://nhpr.org/post/rescuers-astounded-two-men-avalanche-escaped-serious-injury <p>Rescuers say it is amazing that two men caught in an avalanche on Mount Washington’s Tuckerman Ravine weren’t seriously injured, but they had a brutal ride.</p><p>The two men were on their way down Mount Washington Saturday afternoon when they missed the turn onto the Tuckerman Ravine Trail, says Jeff Lane, a snow ranger with the U.S. Forest Service.</p><p>Then, they walked into an area known as The Lip, triggering an avalanche that carried them through a perilous area.</p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:20:28 +0000 Chris Jensen 40912 at http://nhpr.org Rescuers Astounded Two Men In Avalanche Escaped Serious Injury Six Canadian Hikers Rescued From Mt. Washington http://nhpr.org/post/six-canadian-hikers-rescued-mt-washington <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Six Canadian hikers were helped off New Hampshire's Mount Washington after they called 911 from the mountain's auto road. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>New Hampshire Fish and Game says the hikers were all in their 20s and from the province of Quebec. They had hiked up the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail and reached the summit around 2 p.m. Saturday, but with temperatures at zero degrees and winds at 50 mph, they decided to walk down the auto road. Sun, 08 Dec 2013 17:23:15 +0000 Associated Press 39761 at http://nhpr.org Six Canadian Hikers Rescued From Mt. Washington N.H. Fish And Game: Hikers, Be Prepared This Fall http://nhpr.org/post/nh-fish-and-game-hikers-be-prepared-fall <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are reminding hikers to be prepared this fall after several hikers needed to be rescued this week.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Vermont couple was found and helped down Mount Madison in Lancaster in an all-night rescue after the hikers were caught in a severe storm on Monday afternoon.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:12:31 +0000 Associated Press 36426 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Fish And Game: Hikers, Be Prepared This Fall Brooklyn Man Rescued In White Mountains http://nhpr.org/post/brooklyn-man-rescued-white-mountains <p style="margin-left: 27pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A 55-year-old Brookyn man was helped from a trail near the Crawford Notch Wednesday after suffering a leg injury, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p style="margin-left: 27pt;">Steve Litwin slipped on a rock on the Webster-Jackson Trail and couldn&rsquo;t continue, &nbsp;according to Conservation Officer Kevin Bronson.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 02:21:31 +0000 Chris Jensen 36101 at http://nhpr.org Brooklyn Man Rescued In White Mountains Hiker Rescued Saturday Morning By Black Hawk Helicopter http://nhpr.org/post/hiker-rescued-saturday-morning-black-hawk-helicopter <p>An Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter was used Saturday morning to lift an injured, 285-pound hiker off Mount Adams, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>The man, Jason Baker, 43, of Chicago, dislocated his knee&nbsp; on Mount Adams and about 7:30 Friday evening his two companions called 911 for help.</p><p>The trio was in a remote area and Fish and Game Lt. Douglas Gralenski said since they were properly equipped to spend the night on the mountain they were told to wait for a rescue in the morning.</p> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:42:30 +0000 Chris Jensen 12088 at http://nhpr.org An Injured Hiker And 4.4 Miles Of Trail http://nhpr.org/post/injured-hiker-and-44-miles-trail <p>It took almost two dozen volunteers to carry an injured woman out of the White Mountains late Thursday, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Mary Jean Mork, 61, injured her leg on the last day of a five-day trip from Franconia Ridge to the Zealand Road in Bethlehem.</p><p>Her husband, Michael Donahue, went to the Appalachian Mountain Club hut for help because there is no cellular coverage in the area. The AMC huts have high-powered radios.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:02:07 +0000 Chris Jensen 11539 at http://nhpr.org An Injured Hiker And 4.4 Miles Of Trail Massachusetts Woman Lost - And Found - Near Pittsburg http://nhpr.org/post/massachusetts-woman-lost-and-found-near-pittsburg <p>A Massachusetts woman who became lost near Pittsburg was rescued last night, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>The woman, Sharon Matthews, 49, of Warwick, Mass., was reported missing about 4:30 Sunday by&nbsp;her&nbsp; husband after she failed to return from a hike to look for moose antlers.</p><p>About 8 p.m. a plume of smoke in South Bay Bog was spotted by Conservation Officers Chris Egan, Adam Cheney and Pittsburg Police Chief Richard LaPoint.</p><p>Matthews was reached about 40 minutes later sitting next to a fire with her dog at her side.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 16:50:49 +0000 Chris Jensen 5680 at http://nhpr.org Three Hikers - And A Big Dog - Rescued By Fish and Game http://nhpr.org/post/three-hikers-and-big-dog-rescued-fish-and-game <div><p>New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they had to rescue three hikers and a dog over the weekend.&nbsp; The hikers ran into trouble on Little Haystack Mountain in Grafton County.&nbsp; NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen has more.</p></div><p>(Jensen) A 29-year-old Manchester man used his cell phone late Saturday to call for help after it got dark before he could finish hiking down from Little Haystack Mountain.</p><p>And he lacked a flashlight.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 15:15:55 +0000 Chris Jensen 4738 at http://nhpr.org