Long Sliding Fall. Left Gully Tuckerman Ravine

The victim dislocated his shoulder during a sliding fall in Left Gully in Tuckerman Ravine. When a Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patroller arrived on scene the victim was becoming hypothermic. He was treated by four Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrollers and assisted down to Hermit Lake where he was reassessed. After warming up at the Snow Ranger Cabin, the patient walked down to Pinkham Notch with the aid of two friends.

Injured Skier- Lip

The patient injured his knee in a fall while skiing the Lip in Tuckerman Ravine. He was treated by an AMC Caretaker and assisted down to Hermit Lake. From there he was evacuated to Pinkham Notch in a litter by two AMC Caretakers and bystanders. The incident took four people two hours to complete.

Falling Ice – Central Gully

At 1530 a climber was struck on the head by falling ice while climbing in Central Gully in Huntington Ravine. The patient was wearing a helmet and lost consciousness for 1 minute due to the impact. She was with a group of 14 people who initiated a self-evacuation. The patient was treated by members of her party, packaged in a litter from a near-by rescue cache and they began transporting her down the mountain. The group sent one person out ahead for help and the incident was reported to USFS Snow Rangers at 1700. Two Snow Rangers responded from Pinkham Notch with oxygen and other medical supplies. They met the group on the Tuckerman Ravine trail, administered oxygen and assisted them down to Pinkham Notch. The patient was met by an ambulance at Pinkham Notch and transported to a local hospital. The incident took two USFS Snow Rangers 2 hours to complete.

Sliding Fall

A hiker took a sliding fall into Lunch Rocks and injured her knee. She was treated by two Mount Washington Volunteer Ski Patrollers and assisted to Hermit Lake. From there she was transported to Pinkham Notch on a snowmobile by a USFS Snow Ranger.

Injured Skier – Tuckerman Ravine

The patient took a long tumbling fall when he fell skiing the Headwall in Tuckerman Ravine. During the fall he impacted some rocks and injured his shoulder and dislocated his elbow. He was treated by two Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrollers and assisted to Hermit Lake. From there he was transported on a snowmobile by a USFS Snow Ranger to Pinkham Notch. The incident took 3 people 2 hours to complete.

Long Sliding Fall Chute

The patient fell while climbing up the Chute in Tuckerman Ravine. During the long sliding fall, he dislocated his shoulder. He was treated by a Snow Ranger and a Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patroller and assisted to Pinkham Notch by his friends. The incident took 2 people 1/2 hour to complete, not including the time it took the part to hike out.

Chest pains and shortness of breath on the Tuckerman Ravine

At 1215, USFS Snow Rangers were informed of a 69 year old male having chest pains and shortness of breath on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail below Hermit Lake. One USFS Snow Ranger responded immediately to assess the situation and called for the snowcat and an ambulance to meet the party at Pinkham Notch. USFS Snow Rangers administered oxygen and the patient was transported to Pinkham Notch via snowcat where the ambulance was waiting. From the time the incident was reported, the patient was in an ambulance within 45 minutes.

Injured Hiker

The patient injured his ankle while hiking down the Tuckerman Ravine Trail. He was treated by a USFS Snow Ranger and transported to Pinkham Notch by snowmobile. The incident took one person 1/2 hour to complete.

Runaway Snowboard – Tuckerman Ravine

At 1300 a person in a line of people fell while climbing up the Lip in Tuckerman Ravine. This caused a chain reaction to occur and many more people fell as well. During this event someone dropped their snowboard and it went out of control down the Lip striking the victim on the head. The result was a large laceration on the patients head. The patient was treated by two Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrollers and assisted to Hermit Lake. From there, a USFS Snow Ranger transported him by snowmobile to Pinkham Notch where he was received by an ambulance and brought to a hospital. The incident took 3 people 2 hours to complete.