Moonlight Trail Rescue for Injured Hiker
By edhat staff
Emergency personnel responded to an injured hiker on their monthly full moon outing Wednesday evening.
Around 9:45 p.m., Montecito firefighters, Santa Barbara County Search & Rescue, and AMR ambulance responded to Cold Spring Trail for a report of an injured hiker.
They discovered a member of a well-equipped and experienced group of local hikers, suffered a misstep while on their monthly full moon outing. Montecito Firefighters hiked to the patient’s location on Cold Spring Trail, assessed his injuries, started treatment and packaged him for transport down the trail.
Search & Rescue helped bring him down the trail and AMR took him to the hospital for further treatment.
The hiker only had an isolated leg injury.