Broken Ankle

The victim was walking off the porch of the Hermit Lake Shelter on the evening of 3-26-2004 when he rolled his ankle as he stepped on ice. The next morning his ankle was very swollen and his friends reported this to the AMC Caretaker who then contacted a USFS Snow Ranger. The Snow Ranger assessed the ankle, splinted it and transported the victim to Pinkham. His friends transported him to the hospital. He reported that his ankle was broken and required surgery. This accident took 1 person 3 hours.